Gastropod: Busycon carica (PRI 76867, spec. 1)Your model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
Modern specimen of the whelk snail Busycon carica from Beaufort County, South Carolina (PRI 76867). Note the jagged, high-relief repair scars on the shell that resulted from several encounters with crushing predators. Specimen is from the research collections of the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York. Length of shell is approximately 15.5 cm. Model by Emily Hauf.