Tusk shell

Tusk shells, or scaphopods as they are properly known, are found around the world. These marine molluscs range in size from just 0.5 cm to 18 cm.

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Accession Loan No.
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Collector Excavator
Nichols, Professor David (from the collection of)
Common Name
tusk shell
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Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
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DENTALIIDAE: Scaphopod shell: tusk shell