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Snail Gastropod - Turritella Plebia Fossil
Snail gastropods have wide, a muscular foot, a head with eyes, a mouth and tentacles. This snail, Turritella Plebia, has a slender, high spiral with incised sutures along the shell. You will enjoy adding these Miocene-age (approximately 5 to 24 million years old) gastropods shell fossils to your collection. These fossil snails are from Calvert County, Maryland. Gastropod snails and form a single, coiled shell with no interior chamber so that they may live in the entire interior space. The shell coils form around an axis giving a spiral shape. Modern relatives of this snail species still exist today.
An information card with details on the rock formation, mineral content, characteristics, and uses is included. Typical samples sizes are generally 0.5 to 2.0 inches in length or width but can vary based on availability and natural fossil shape.
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small Parts. Not for Children Under 3 years.
May contain sharp edges.