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"Spine" shell identification help! TYIA - besummit - 08-08-2010

Can anyone help identify these "spine" shells found in Myrtle Beach, SC? Thanks.

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"Spine" shell identification help! TYIA - paul monfils - 08-08-2010

Can't say anything for certain, but if I had to make a guess I'd say a piece of the outer lip of a Cassis tuberosa, King helmet Shell.


"Spine" shell identification help! TYIA - besummit - 08-08-2010

Thank you, Paul! It looks to me like you nailed it. Thanks again.


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