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    Taxonomy

    Whelk

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Gastropoda
    Order: Neogastropoda
    Family: Melongenidae
    Genus: Spinifulgur
    Species: Spinifulgur spiniger
    Author Citation (Kellam, 1926)

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Miocene

    Stratigraphy

    Choptank Formation
    Drum Cliff Member

    Provenance

    Collector: me
    Date Collected: 07/03/2018
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Length: 9 cm
    Diameter: 5 cm

    Location

    Matoaka Beach
    Calvert County
    Maryland
    United States

    Comments

    Excavated from landslide material approximately 1/2 mile nw of Matoaka beach access. Found 4 that week. Two survived excavation. This is the only one discovered intact.



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