Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Otago Museum is open in Level 1. We are using NZ Covid Tracer for contact tracing, please download, or use our Wi-Fi on arrival.

Arabic Volute, Alcithoe arabica, IV43291

Physical Description

Two cases are on Turritella sp.; one case is on a whelk; one case is on a wheel shell., Volute egg attached to a dead juvenile whelk shell. The egg is a fragile whitish-cream coloured calcareous dome.

Provenance

Species is endemic to:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 14 x 20 x 15mm

All Rights Reserved