Trocas

TROCAS (the trade name of this shell) is a marine gastropod belonging to the Trochidae’s family. The specie we use to create our buttons is the trochus NILOTICUS. Is the biggest and heaviest among trochidi and it comes the Indo-Pacific area (Indonesia-Makassar). With a very coloured interior, it’s covered internally of Mother of Pearl.

COMMERCIAL NAME:TROCAS

SUPERFAMILY: TROCHOIDEA

FAMILY: TROCHIDAE

SPECIES (SCIENTIFIC NAME): TROCHUS NILOTICUS

PROVENANCE: INDO – PACIFIC  (INDONESIA-Makassar)

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