Date: Sun, 7 Nov 2010 11:42:32 -0800
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From: Peter Egerton <pegerton@SHAW.CA>
Subject: Re: Here's one for the Cone guys
Reminds me of a TV show about poisonous sea creatures.
The episode was on cones and in one scene they showed a pack
of live "cones" and they were all Strombus luhuanus.
At 07:08 AM 07/11/2010, you wrote:
>Don't think for a moment this isn't the first misID of this kind
>ever perpetrated. In the mid 1960's Stan Levine gave a memorable
>talk to the NY Shell Club entitled "Phony Conus." He drew heavily on
>juvenile strombids, the columbellid genus Parametaria, and certain
>taxa then placed in the Turridae.
>I don 't recall seeing a stromboid notch in any juvenile strombid
>such as the topical one appears to be.
>At 09:41 AM 11/7/2010, you wrote:
>>Wayne Harland wrote:
>>>look at the eyestalks -- clearly it is a juvenile Strombus --
>>>probably raininus or gallus.
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: <mailto:marlo@CFL.RR.COM>Marlo Krisberg
>>>Sent: Sunday, November 07, 2010 6:50 AM
>>>Subject: [CONCH-L] Here's one for the Cone guys
>>>Is this indeed C. regius?
>>>Thanks in advance,
>>This is certainly one for the Strombus guys. The shell injury has
>>removed his strombid notch,
>>The genus guy