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King helmet shell

This shell was one of seven helmet shells collected by Captain Thomas T Phillips during his Naval service. He travelled to stations in North America and the West Indies whilst...

Chiton

Chitons are molluscs found on rocky coasts. The shell is formed by eight interlocking plates that allow for some flexibility. In the UK chitons are generally only a couple of...

Flamingo tongue

This shell of this tropical marine snail was collected in Brazil and donated to the Museum in 1919. In life the snail’s mantle (part of its soft body) covers the...

Land snail shell

Paralectotypes (1720/1909/D25/32a-o) of Bulimus fulminans linterae Sowerby, 1890 from Miss Linter’s collection. Lectotype and paralectotype at Natural History Museum London 1889.4.25.1 and 2...

Snail shell

This terrestrial snail shell was acquired by the Museum in 1909 as part of a larger collection....

Cuban land snail

Cuban land snail shells range in colour from cream to ruby. Most have chocolate brown or black stripes....

Land snail shell

Possible syntype of Streptostyla quirozi Strebel, 1878 Strebel, H. 1878. Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Fauna mexikanischer Land- und Süsswasser-Conchylien. Theil III. Hamburg, J. J. Kerbst. pp.1-53. 1-22 [Original Description]...

O’ahu tree snail

An extinct species of Hawaiian tree snail from Miss Linter’s collection....

O’ahu tree snail

This terrestrial snail shell was acquired by the Museum in 1909 as part of a larger collection....

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