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Unknown from Mauritius
06-29-2009, 06:33 PM,
Unknown from Mauritius
I need help with the specie below, even the family would be welcome. It is from Mauritius and the length of the piece is 19mm.

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06-30-2009, 10:53 AM,
Unknown from Mauritius
Not really enough there to identify, possibly Turritellidae? or maybe even Terebridae.
07-02-2009, 02:55 PM,
Unknown from Mauritius
Perhaps a piece of a Terebra funiculata.  The two strong spiral cords close together are an unusual characteristic of that species, and it is found in Mauritius.
07-02-2009, 06:09 PM,
Unknown from Mauritius
Thanks Dave and Paul. The id. T. funiculata is satisfying. I hope to find a better shaped one later.

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