Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Diodora
Family: Fissurellidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
spreta
NOTES

Shell with a small dorsal opening at or near the apex. Up to 28 mm. The surface has both faint and prominent radial ribs with 4 larger ribs posteriorly. There are rough scales on the ribs. Grazes on algae.


AUTHORITY
(E.A.Smith, 1901)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A brown shell which is white near the apex
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Dolly vardens
Hippiekrale
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Glyphis spreta



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