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Coast 0100 049

Observed: 20th July 2010 By: WildpadWildpad’s reputation in InvertebratesWildpad’s reputation in InvertebratesWildpad’s reputation in Invertebrates
coast 0100 049
Description:

Egg-like attached to back of Clam shell.
Can anyone ID these for me please...

Identifications
  • not known (not known)
    Confidence: It might be this.
  • gastropod eggs
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
  • whelk
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
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    Likely ID
    Common whelk (Buccinum undatum)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common whelk (Buccinum undatum) interacts

Comments

ChrisMcA's picture

compare eg

compare eg http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/237293?nav=users_observations
especially in closeup the egg cases are identical, ie most likely common whelk, if not other buccinidae?