Elimia tenera Turitella (Gastropods) #8

$30.00

Fossil Gastropods

1 in stock

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Description

  • Elimia tenera
  • Eocene Age
  • Green River Formation
  • Northwestern Colorado
  • Specimen measures approx. 6 1/8″ long and will come in the 6″ x 8″ Riker Mount with Label as Shown.

Turritella is a genus of medium-sized sea snails with an operculum, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Turritellidae. They have tightly coiled shells, whose overall shape is basically that of an elongated cone.
Gastropoda or gastropods, more commonly known as snails and slugs, are a large taxonomic class within the phylum Mollusca. The class Gastropoda includes snails and slugs of all kinds and all sizes from microscopic to large. There are many thousands of species of sea snails and sea slugs, as well as freshwater snails, freshwater limpets, land snails and land slugs.