UV Light Reveals Original Colors of 5-Million-Year-Old Cone Shells

San Jose State University researcher Dr Jonathan Hendricks has used ultraviolet (UV) light to reveal and characterize the original shell coloration patterns of 28 cone snail species from three Neogene coral reef-associated deposits from the Cibao Valley, northern Dominican Republic. Cone snails – which include three small genera, Profundiconus, Californiconus, and Conasprella, and one large [...] —> Read More