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Common Sundial: Family Architectonicidae

Common Sundial
Architectonica nobilis (Röding, 1798)
Family Architectonicidae

Sundails are rare on S. Hutchinson Island beaches and I've collected three of them.

Common Sundial: S. Hutchinson Island- December, 2020

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Architectonica perspectiva, common name the clear or perspective sundial shell, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Architectonicidae, which are known as the staircase shells or sundials.