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This is a shell from the marine snail Austrofusus glans from Wanganui Beach. Austrofusus is a monotypic genus only containing A. glans, and is currently classified within the family of true whelks (Buccinidae). A. glans has a broad distribution across New Zealand waters and also exhibits a lengthy fossil record (description by Felix Vaux, http://www.massey.ac.nz/~strewick/Felix.htm).