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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Ringed

A mystery close-up  — Can you guess what animal it is?



Here's a view from the side:



And one of the entire shell:


Purple-ringed Top Snail, or Jeweled Top Snail (Calliostoma annulatum)

Photographed on 16 February 2016.  Note that "annulatum" comes from "annulus" or "ring".

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