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    • Nucella lamellosa
  • English
    • Wrinkled Purple
    • Frilled Dogwinkle

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Recent observations

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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bobmcd

Date

February 7, 2016

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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dpom

Date

January 21, 2016 04:01 PM PST

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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jmaughn

Date

January 10, 2016

Description

This is a longshot, I know, and it's probably pointless, as I forgot to shoot the opening. I'm posting it just in case it's IDable.

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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chlorophilia

Date

April 4, 2015

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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kmh221

Date

November 23, 2015 09:00 PM PST

Description

the yellow, "sea oat" egg cases characteristic of this species

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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kmh221

Date

November 23, 2015 09:06 PM PST

Description

sculptured shell, not ridged/channeled

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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kestrel

Date

November 24, 2015 02:51 PM PST

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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dpalmeri

Date

November 4, 2015

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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dpalmeri

Date

November 1, 2015

Description

Observed egg cases washed up on the beach.

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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dpalmeri

Date

October 31, 2015

Description

Please correct if misidentified.

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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tmartin4

Date

October 27, 2015 10:14 PM PDT

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

Observer

skunktefied

Date

October 28, 2015

Description

This snail was discovered at low tide out at Cattle Point. It was in the lower intertidal zone attached to rock. It was about a inch long and half inch wide and had it a large smooth shell.

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Description from Wikipedia

Nucella lamellosa is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.

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