Dog whelk

Dog whelk

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Nucella lapillus

The dog whelk, dogwhelk, or Atlantic dogwinkle is a species of predatory sea snail, a carnivorous marine gastropod in the family Muricidae, the rock snails. Nucella lapillus was originally described by Carl Linnaeus in his landmark 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae as Buccinum lapillus . "Dog whelk" can also refer to the Nassariidae.

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1. Dog whelk Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog_whelk

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