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4 costellariidae sp. - diocrisseashells1000 - 02-10-2012

Hello collectors,
this are 4 small vexillum sp. can somebody help me to id this? All are from Philippine island.

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Thanks in advance,
Diocris.


Re: 4 costellariidae sp. - paul monfils - 02-11-2012

#3 looks like an immature Vexillum gruneri.
#4 is pretty worn, but I think it may be Vexillum mutabile.


Re: 4 costellariidae sp. - diocrisseashells1000 - 02-11-2012

Many thanks Paul,
  Any idea on 1 & 2 ?  It seems the 2 are juvenile Vexillum rugosum but i am not sure..... any opinion?
Thanks again,
Diocris


Re: 4 costellariidae sp. - paul monfils - 02-12-2012

V. rugosum also occurred to me, but after comparing several specimens to your image I didn't think the sculpture was strong enough, or the lip angular enough, so I wasn't confident enough to mention it.  Still, could be.


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