Conus sp. (Linnaeus 1758) Snail Steinkern Fossil (internal mold)

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Alternative Title

Gastropod Fossil (F. Conidae)

Description

(DSM# M38) Extant genus - Conus sp. (cone snail) are marine snails that hunt and feed upon vertebrates and invertebrates. Living cone snails are highly poisonous.

Date Created

66 million years

Spatial Coverage

Prairie Bluff Fm. (Chalk)

Temporal Coverage

Late Cretaceous

Type

PhysicalObject

Source

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license

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Conus PB Okt.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Conus sp. (Linnaeus 1758) Snail Steinkern Fossil (internal mold),” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed October 7, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1471.

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