Mollusc shell: Green top shell, Coelotrochus viridis

Maker
Shakespear, Frances Isabella Blanche (b.1879, d.1964)
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Description
The shell is conical and pointed with rounded nodules spiralling from aperture to spire. The colouration is a faded mottled purple-grey. This shell is from a marine gastropod.
Part of a collection of predominantly Pacific region sea shells and New Zealand seabird eggs collected by Frances Shakespear.
Accession number
2015.232.116
Museum System ID
36708
Collection type
Collection
Shakespear
Classification
Maker and role
Shakespear, Frances Isabella Blanche (b.1879, d.1964): Collector
Media/Materials
Shell: 0 - Whole
Measurement details
3D objects (HxWxD): H 16 x W 19 x D 18mm: 0 - Whole
Production place and notes
Aotearoa New Zealand
On display?
Not on display

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