The
Humble
Operculum

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Turbo petholatus
Turbo cornutus
Turbo canaliculatus
Turbo saxosus
a celebration of the diversity and beauty of this important but neglected element of gastropod mollusca

Turbo argyrostomus (Australia)
Turbo argryostomus (India)
Turbo intercostalis
Astraea tecta olfersii
Nerita scabricosta
Clypeolum granosum
Turbo sarmaticus
Turbo fluctuosus
Turbo torquatus
Turbo cidaris
Natica monodi
Natica acinonyx
Astraea rugosa
Bolma modesta
Turbo bruneus
Turbo parvulus
Astraea haematraga
Astralium rotularia
Astraea stellare
Astraea tuber
Astraea heliotropium
Astraea undosa

Notes...
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Phasianella australis
Strombus costatus
Cittarium pica
Cassis tuberosa
Opeatostoma pseudodon
Fusinus salisburyi
Fusitriton magellanicum
Fasciolaria tulipa
Fasciolaria lilium hunteria
Pleuroploca gigantea
Conus circumactus
Busycon carica
Busycon sinistrum
Turbo jourdani
 
 
 
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