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Busycon coronates
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Busycon coronates
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Busycon coronates
Miocene Gastropod 18m years

Busycon coronates

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Beautiful, large example of the Gastropod, Busycon coronates, from the Miocene Era, 23.8m to 5.3m years ago. This specimen was discovered in Lacoste, France.
They were a type of large Whelk, and were scavangers & carnivores. They had a file like radula which they used to bore through the shells of barnacles, crabs, and lobsters.
They are still prevalent in the oceans of today.
 
Size:    14cms x 9cms


Code:

gasbu001

Weight:

0.7kg

Price:

£35.00


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