Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
cicer
NOTES

A small shell to 6 mm which has numerous spiral ridges. Operculum thin and horny with numerous spiral lines. Lives under rocks intertidally and eats algae.


AUTHORITY
(Menke, 1844)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A brown hell which has darker spots or streaks
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Top shell
Tol
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Gibbula approximate
Gibbula fulgens
Gibbula gaudiosa
Gibbula globosa
Gibbula musiva
Gibbula thalia
Trochus cicer
Trochus zeyheri



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