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 or Rippl for contact tracing, please download, or use our Wi-Fi on arrival.

Arabic Volute, Alcithoe arabica, IV9422

Physical Description

One specimen is deformed; one specimen has broken lip., Medium sized volute shell with elongated shape. The shoulder is rounded and smooth, with a tall spire and a wide mouth. The outer surface is mostly a creamy pink colour with dark brown patterns.

Provenance

Species is endemic to:

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 147 x 48 x 43mm

All Rights Reserved