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Vasum cassiforme (Kiener, 1840) | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Vasum cassiforme (Kiener, 1840)

• Helmet vase

• Tapu-chita (BR)

 

Scientific classification:

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Mollusca

Class:Gastropoda

(unranked):clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda

clade Neogastropoda

Superfamily:Muricoidea

Family:Turbinellidae

Genus:Vasum

Species:V. cassiforme

 

88mm | Large dorsum spines & extended parietal shield

 

Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

 

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Taken on February 11, 2020