Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Clanculus
Family: Trochidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
miniatus
NOTES

Tall, conical, top-shaped shell to 13 mm with a strong, beaded, spirally ribbed surface. Has a distinct keel on the lowest whorl. Operculum thin and horny with numerous spiral lines. Eats algae.


AUTHORITY
(Anton, 1838)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A pinkish red with brown spots
Colour: Red
Common Name
Top shell
Tol
Keeled top shell
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Clanculus alfredensis
Clanculus becki
Clanculus carinatus
Clanculus elevatus
Clanculus eucosmia
Clanculus laceyi
Trochus ) depressus
Trochus laceyi
Trochuus miniatus



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