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Rosy Spindle Cowrie

Phenacovolva rosea

Description:

Allied cowries-Ovulidae. Snail´s shell to 4 cm (1 1/2 in.). Mantle rose to red or orange with short white, occasionally yellow papillae of varying lengths. Inflated center, slightly upturned ends. Most common spindle type cowrie.

Habitat:

Indo West Pacific.

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1 Comment

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

lovely shape, so different to the ones I have seen and know of. Thanks for sharing this, Marta

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Dumaguete, Siquijor, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 1, 2012
Submitted on Dec 9, 2012

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