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Black turban snail

Tegula funebralis

Description:

Black shell with an iridescent, abalone like spiral on top.

Habitat:

Spotted under a rock on a rocky beach.

Notes:

Found along the Pacific coast of North America from British Columbia to Baja California. Tegula funebralis is primarily herbivorous. Food for T. funebralis can be categorized as either rock encrusting algae, macroscopic algae, or organic detritus. (Wikipedia).

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Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Lat: 48.33, Long: -124.49

Spotted on May 19, 2019
Submitted on May 20, 2019

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