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Title: Elegant dosinia (Dosinia elegans)

Accession Number: 2005.34.259
Category: ZOOLOGICAL SPECIMENS
Type: shell
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Materials: calcium carbonate
Description: Shell; Elegant dosinia (Dosinia elegans); from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); shell, most likely an elegant dosinia (scientific name of Dosinia elegans), white in color with concentric lines running along its top.

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