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Help with identifying these snail shells please - giani - 07-27-2010

Hello,i need some help please.I got 2 snail shells left from few generation in my family and i cannot find anywhere from what species they are.I went to Institute of Biology and they think that these 2 snail shells are from sarmatian age but i can't believe.I attached some picture with measures.Thank you
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Help with identifying these snail shells please - paul monfils - 07-27-2010

This is Turbinella angulata, the Caribbean Chank shell, a common species from the southern Caribbean area.

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