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ID help - amphidromus - 02-07-2008

I received this shell in with Atys cylindricus from Australia.Shell is 16mm. Need help with ID.
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ID help - dave r - 02-08-2008

Hi there, looks like it could be a juvenile Atys naucum.
Dave


ID help - amphidromus - 02-09-2008

Thanks guys- I do have both shells you brought up and indeed it looks like the naucum.
Don't know why I didn't think of it being a juvenile shell.
amphidromus


ID help - paul monfils - 02-09-2008

Not certain, but it looks a lot like a shell pictured in Habe & Kosuge's Shells of the Western Pacific, called Limulatys ooformis Habe.


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