The Semanticus African/South African Turban belongs to the gastropod group of shells. Gastropod is an animal bearing a head with tentacles and eyes, a foot and a one piece shell.
This South African collector shell is a heavy with distinguished markings. It is especially popular among collectors when polished down to its nacreous (inner shell known as the "Mother of Pearl". The Semanticus African Turban we are listing is polished. The South African Top shell or Semanticus African is found off the tip of South Africa in offshore waters, mainly among stones.
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