Virtual museum of Canada
Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Harpa ventricosa
Accession number : G-77-990
Scientific Name : Harpa ventricosa
Specimen Nature : shell

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Harpa ventricosa - This shell is enameled and lavishly decorated with vertical stripes of finely sculpted forms. The colors change from white to orange-brown and even purple.

Credits : Musée de la nature et des sciences, Sherbrooke

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