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Five mystery venuses. Venii?
07-30-2010, 01:50 PM,
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Five mystery venuses. Venii?
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Thank you for all your help so far. Here's five what i think are venus shells. I've had some luck with the internet and books figuring out some, but these leave me confused.
Thanks again,
Wil
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07-31-2010, 11:26 AM,
#2
Five mystery venuses. Venii?
Top left looks like Mercenaria mercenaria, middle looks like Codakia tigerina, bottom right looks to be Venus casina. Can't help with the others I am afraid.
Dave
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07-31-2010, 12:09 PM,
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Five mystery venuses. Venii?
Bottom left looks like Spisula solida. Bottom right looks like Venus verrucosa for me.

You should post a picture showing the inner sides of the valves.

Mike
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07-31-2010, 12:16 PM,
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Five mystery venuses. Venii?
Bottom left looks like Bassina yatei and upper right looks like Chione stutchburyi, but I can't be sure without a closer look and preferably a look at the interiors.  Does the upper right shell have purple on the interior?
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