Homalopoma sanguineum

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Homalopoma sanguineum

Post by IL-PINE » Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:49 pm

Posting of a frequent species that is usually found beached. Quite a cute shell despite being just 6mm in size. Found all around our shores. This was found beached at Pretty Bay in February 2010.
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Post by D. Cilia » Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:40 pm

Very nice shell indeed, one only needs to look at a fresh specimen to understand the 'sanguineum' epithet.

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