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Help with Identifying Shells
09-19-2017, 01:05 PM,
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Help with Identifying Shells
Hello Collectors
I got these shells from my grandmother over 40 years ago. She told me a fantastical story about them that I now know was a wonderfully detailed adventure for me...but just a story. I would like to know if anyone could identify them for me or point me in a direction to find out more. Much appreciation.
Thank you,
Karen


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09-22-2017, 06:22 AM, (This post was last modified: 09-22-2017, 06:22 AM by wolfi.)
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RE: Help with Identifying Shells
Hi Karen,
should be the caribbean species Nerita peloronta (Neritidae), as far as I can see. Perhaps someone from the US can confirm this.
Kind regards: wolf
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10-27-2017, 11:56 AM,
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RE: Help with Identifying Shells
Yes these are Nerita peloronta. Common name is "bleeding tooth nerite" for obvious reason.
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