Cart-Rut Shell

Dicathais orbita

Summary 2

Dicathais is a genus of predatory sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Muricidae, the rock snails. This genus is monotypic; the only species in it is Dicathais orbita, common name the white rock shell or cart-rut shell, found round the coasts of Australia and New Zealand.

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  1. (c) femorale.com, all rights reserved, uploaded by Ben Travaglini, https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/153467120
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dicathais_orbita

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Status native