Large Necklace Shell (Euspira catena)
|Bonnet Shell||Common Limpet|
|Black Footed Limpet||China Limpet|
|Slipper Limpet||Common Tusk Shell|
|Cowrie Shell||European Cowrie|
This is a predatory sea snail which feeds on other molluscs by boring small holes in the shells and sucking out the contents. The shell is a pale brownish, glossy shell with one row of reddish-brown markings on lower whorls. Large aperture, smaller hole next to it. Grows up to 1½ inches high. Lays its eggs in curls of jelly mixed with sand. These, and the shells can often be seen on sandy beaches.
Found at Pembrey Beach, Carmarthenshire