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What kind of gastropod ?


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Hello, I got this gastropod, not sure if its fossil tho, gifted by my neighbour after her holiday trip to nothern france. No more location was named, and I really want to know the species. @Coco, do you have an idea ?

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An operculum from some snail as opposed to the shell which complicates things. Maybe some Naticid?

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It is certainly the operculum of a marine gastropod, but from there to know what species, or even what kind...

 

What surprises me is the grain size of one of the faces, I have never seen that. 5 cm in diameter is quite large, we are dealing with a large shell.  I do not see what it can belong to on the beaches of northern France.

 

Coco

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OUTIL POUR MESURER VOS FOSSILES : ici

Ma bibliothèque PDF 1 (Poissons et sélaciens récents & fossiles) : ici
Ma bibliothèque PDF 2 (Animaux vivants - sans poissons ni sélaciens) : ici
Mâchoires sélaciennes récentes : ici
Hétérodontiques et sélaciens : ici
Oeufs sélaciens récents : ici
Otolithes de poissons récents ! ici

Un Greg...

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