Georgia Fossil Gastropod Mystery

Data: My name is Paul Gephart and I live in Hawaii.I am trying to put names on these shell. They came in a cache of 40 pcs.from a cave in Burk Co. Georgia. They are native american related. The cave is called the Devils playpen and on private land.I have other artifacts from the site also. I got them from a fellow I know and don't much about them Thanks and Aloha, Paul

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Paul Gephart
Dba. Hawaiian Artifacts
27-486 Old Mamalahoa St.
Papaikou, Hi. 96781
Phone 808-964-1729





  • Left is probably Pleuroceridae (freshwater) but I can't identify it. Extinct. Right is same family, possibly a species of Io? ...Andrew G.

  • Your specimen are Pleurocera canaliculata and Pleurocera alveare. They are freshwater snails. Both species are still extant and common. ...Doug S.

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