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Acanthinucella spirata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Muricoidea
Subfamily  Ocenebrinae
Scientific name  Acanthinucella spirata
Rank  Species
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Muricidae
Genus  Acanthinucella
Phylum  Mollusca
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Similar  Acanthinucella punctulata, Acanthina, Acanthina unicornis, Ceratostoma foliatum, Fissurella volcano

Acanthinucella spirata is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.

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Distribution

A. spirata occurs on the West Coast aka the Pacific Ocean coast of North America.

Human use

This species is known to have been exploited by some Native Americans such as the Chumash of Central California approximately 1000 to 1200 AD.

References

Acanthinucella spirata Wikipedia


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