Philine punctata. Shell height 1.8mm, from 5mm long animal. Abraded in area where covering mantle eroded in life. In debris and encrusting organisms scraped from sides of large (approx.1m cube) rock standing on silty sand. LWS Menai Strait. August 2010

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Shell height 1.8mm, from 5mm long animal. Abraded in area where covering mantle eroded in life. In debris and encrusting organisms scraped from sides of large (approx.1m cube) rock standing on silty sand. LWS Menai Strait, Wales. August 2010.