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help me identify please
07-06-2007, 07:28 PM,
#1
help me identify please
Found in Melbourne Australia
<a href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/795359" target="_blank"><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/795359">http://www.badongo.com/pic/795359</a><!-- m --></a>  <span class="petit">--Last edited by tomely on 2007-07-06 11:32:58 --</span>
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07-07-2007, 12:51 PM,
#2
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This is Argonauta nodosa Lightfoot, 1786, the "Nodose Paper Nautilus". This is not actually a "shell" in the usual sense. Argonauta are octopus-like animals that don't have an actual shell, but which form these beautiful and fragile egg cases, or "brood chambers" in which to lay their eggs.  <span class="petit">--Last edited by Paul Monfils on 2007-07-09 07:23:27 --</span>
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07-10-2007, 10:53 AM,
#3
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Thanks Paul,
Fascinating !
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