spindle shell


or less commonly spindle stromb : any gastropod mollusk of the genus Tibia (family Strombidae) having a shell with a long conical many-whorled spire and a long slender anterior canal
: a band shell of the genus Fusinus having a shell with a many-whorled spire and a very long straight canal

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“Spindle shell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spindle%20shell. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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