Classification
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  • English
    • Tusk Shell
    • Tusk Shells
  • Scientific Names
    • Scaphopoda
  • Spanish
    • Conchas de colmillo

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Recent observations

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Observer

bholthuis

Date

April 12, 2012 02:42 PM EDT

Place

marigot (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

bholthuis

Date

April 12, 2012 02:42 PM EDT

Place

marigot (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

bholthuis

Date

April 12, 2012 02:40 PM EDT

Place

marigot (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The tusk shells or scaphopods are a class of shelled marine molluscs. The scientific name of this class is Scaphopoda, meaning "shovel-footed". Shells of species within this class range from about 0.5 to 15 cm in length. Members of the Order Dentaliida are generally significantly larger than those of the Order Gadilida.

No range data available.