Horse Conch

Florida Horse Conch
Horse Conch 
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Fasciolariidae
Genus: Triplofusus
Species: T. giganteus
Scientific Name: Triplofusus giganteus

  Triplofusus giganteus, common name is the Florida horse conch, a species of extremely large predatory subtropical and tropical sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc.
  Although known as a horse conch, this is not a true conch, as it is not in the family strombidae but in the family fasciolarlidae (the tulips) instead.
  This species is the largest gastropod in the American waters and one of the largest univalves in the world.

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