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Scaly foot Gastropod - these snail species have an iron shell that they incorporate from tiny iron particles floating along the ocean.

The scaly foot gastropod is probably the worst snail name ever invented. Especially for one of the most incredible organisms on the planet. How many creatures can you name that have an iron shell?

Scaly-foot gastropod, the metal-coated bastard of the sea. - Album on Imgur

Scaly-foot gastropod, the metal-coated bastard of the sea.

Three populations of Chrysomallon squamiferum - Scaly-foot gastropod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Chrysomallon squamiferum, common name the scaly-foot gastropod, is a species of deep-sea hydrothermal-vent snail

Blaesospira echinus

Cuban Land Snails-Blaesospira echinus Blaesospira is a genus of land snails with an operculum, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the family Pomatiidae. This is a land snail species endemic to Cuba.

Deemed punk rock, snail named after The Clash singer Joe Strummer

Researchers Name a Deep Sea Spiky Shelled Snail 'A. strummeri' After the Late, Great Joe Strummer of The Clash

The Golden Tortoise Beetle (Charidotella sexpunctata) by Douglas Clark, weeklysciencequiz: This tiny North American beetle (5 - 7mm) feeds on morning glory leaves. Its brilliant gold color is an optical illusion - the outer cuticle is transparent and reflects light through a layer of liquid overlying the next layer of cuticle. The beetles change color depending on the availability of the liquid layer which they control through microscopic valves under their shell... #Golden_Tortoise_Beetle

The Golden Tortoise Beetle (Charidotella sexpunctata). This tiny North American beetle - feeds on morning glory leaves. Its brilliant gold color.

Sleepy-Looking Horned Toad.

Here, one of the more unusual creatures endemic to Australia’s Outback: the thorny devil lizard, Moloch horridus. The lizard has a fearsome .

«Железная» улитка Crysomallon squamiferum

SCALY FOOT GASTROPOD Crysomallon squamiferum © JAMSTEC The first scaly-foot gastropod, Crysomallon squamiferum, was found in 2000 at the bases of black smokers at the Kairei hydrothermal vent field, on the Central Indian Ridge.

These are the Cuban land snail (Polymita picta) and the Candy Stripe land Snail (Liguus virgineus) of Hispaniola.

supermacro underwater photo, conch eyes    I don't know if I can ever eat conch fritters again.

supermacro underwater photo, conch eyes I don't know if I can ever eat conch fritters again.

The Ocean Is Scary

Funny pictures about The Ocean Is Scary. Oh, and cool pics about The Ocean Is Scary. Also, The Ocean Is Scary photos.

Vibrant green snail well camouflaged on a large leaf in the Borneo rain…

pearl-nautilus: “ Vibrant green snail well camouflaged on a large leaf in the Borneo rain forest.

"Junonia" | Henry Domke Fine Art

If you find a Junonia on Sanibel Island they blow a horn or ring a bell. They're hardly ever washed ashore. Rare to find on the beach.

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