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Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 - Pearly nautilus

Description

Nautilus pompilius, pearly or chambered nautilus, model, shell from New Guinea, made by Guy Lawrence Wilkins, London, England

Museum reference

Z.1955.50.4

Collection

Marine invertebrates

Scientific name(s)

species: Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 - Pearly nautilus

Specimen details

Specimen form: Model & shell

Production information

Wilkins, Guy Lawrence, 1905 - 1957, Modelmaker
London, England, EUROPE

Collection place(s)

New Guinea (off), Pacific Ocean

Exhibitions

  • Animal Senses (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Heppell & Smith 1983 Recent Cephalopoda in the collections of the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh. Natural History Information series , 10

On display

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