Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
tabularis
NOTES

A smooth shell to 15 mm with convex whorls and a fairly high spire. The umbilicus is covered by a white callus and the outer lip is grooved inside. Feeds on algae at the high neap-tide level.


AUTHORITY
(Krauss, 1848)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A creamy brown with brown stripes bounded by green and red lines. Inner surface of aperture is nacreous
Colour: Cream
Common Name
Top shell
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1989 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Diloma tabulare
Trochus tabularis



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