North Island Explorer: Guide to North Vancouver Island



Cretaceous Gastropod: Longoconcha







































Longoconcha, probably L. navarroensis


Photo 1: Longoconcha, probably L. navarroensis.




This is a carnivorous gastropod from the Late Cretaceous. L. navarroensis is the species typically found on Vancouver Island. This particular specimen was found on a reef just south of Campbell River.



 Longoconcha in matrix.


Photo 2: Longoconcha exposed in matrix