Scutus unguis

(Linnaeus, 1758)

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Scutus unguis from Ratnagiri, India
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This is commonly known as Elephant Snail and its shell is Shield Shell.
 

Comment from the photographer: Might be related to Scutus sp.
 

Location:Ratnagiri, India
Photographer:Vishal Bhave
Camera:Canon PowerShot G10View EXIF properties
Taken on:January 30, 2010
Viewed:1109 times
Posted:7 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Family:Fissurellidae
Species:Scutus unguis