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    • Nucella lamellosa
  • English
    • Wrinkled Purple
    • Frilled Dogwinkle

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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wendy5

Date

May 22, 2016

Description

The first photo shows Nucella lamellosa (Wrinkled Dogwinkle) egg capsules, and the second photos shows the other side of the same boulder with the largest congregation I've ever seen of these snails! They definitely like to cluster together.

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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kestrel

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May 20, 2016 06:59 AM MST

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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wendy5

Date

May 7, 2016

Description

Here are a few Nucella lamellosa (Wrinkled Dogwinkle) w/hundreds of egg capsules glowing in the sunshine.

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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shelley8

Date

April 26, 2016 01:17 PM PDT

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Saw a bunch of large (6-8cm) whelks all over the rocks in clusters, many of which with eggs

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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kestrel

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April 15, 2016 01:21 PM PDT

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mrfish33

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April 8, 2016

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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April 9, 2016 01:23 PM PDT

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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benmoran11

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April 4, 2016 10:41 AM PDT

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rodemann

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April 4, 2016 01:57 PM PDT

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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kestrel

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April 3, 2016 03:17 PM PDT

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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kelly36

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March 31, 2016 03:52 PM PDT

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Wrinkled Purple Nucella lamellosa

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econklin

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March 31, 2016 04:00 PM PDT
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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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