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Bullmouth helmet, Cypraecassis rufa, IV11053

Physical Description

Large heavy gastropod shell with a patterned and noded dorsal surface, and a bright orange ventral surface. The columella is pronounced and has a striped pattern.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 80 x 140 x 100mm

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