Pteroceras
Pteroceras Pte*roc"e*ras, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a wing + ? a horn.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of large marine gastropods having the outer border of the lip divided into lobes; -- called also {scorpion shell}. [1913 Webster]

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