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Dicathais orbita (Gmelin, 1791) | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Dicathais orbita (Gmelin, 1791)

• Orb or White Rock Shell / Cart-rut shell / Cartwheel Purple

 

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Mollusca

Class:Gastropoda

(unranked):clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda

clade Neogastropoda

Superfamily:Muricoidea

Family:Muricidae

Subfamily:Rapaninae

Genus:Dicathais

Species: D. orbita

 

Old collection (70s to 80s)

 

61mm

 

Newport, New South Wales, Australia

 

From my collection

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Uploaded on April 26, 2021