TEREBRA SHELLS POPULAR WITH CRAFTERS
Terebra shells belong to the large family of sea snails. Terebra's are typically shaped like slender augers or screws; scientific name: Terebridae family Turritellidae.
Terebridae shells tend to have characteristically flattened whorls, often having one or two plaits on the columella. Most of the tips have been blunted.
Terebra shells are sand-dwelling carnivores living in tropical seas. The shells have a venomous barb similar to that of the cone shells; which is used to stun and immobilize prey, typically consisting of various marine worms.
These are long slender glossy shells. Black Terebras are found across the Indo-Pacific region, living in intertidal zones.
One Black Terebra shells approximately 1 to 2 inch...... .19
MIXED TEREBRA SHELLS
- Most tips have been blunted.
One Mixed Terebra shell 2 3/8 plus inches...... $1.10
TEREBRA GUTTATA SHELLS
- Terebra guttata
common name. the eyed auger
Belongs to the sea snail Family,
They are marine gastropod mollusks in the family Terebridae
- This species occurs in the Indian Ocean off Tanzania, Aldabra, Chagos and the Mascarene Basin. Some also found off the Hawaiian coast. They are mostly tropical shallow water dwellers. Some have been found in waters 75 feet deep
- One Terebera Guttata shell 2 plus inches..... .79