Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Tricolia
Family: Turbinidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
capensis
NOTES

A globular shell to 20 mm. The spire and the aperture are equal in length and the exterior is smooth and glossy. An intertidal mollusc often found in algal beds.


AUTHORITY
(Dunker, 1846)
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Red speckled with white or yellow.
Colour: Red
Common Name
Pheasant shells
Berries
Habitat
NOTES: Collected in 1989 from the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Phasianella Africana
Phasianella capensis
Phasianella farquhari
Phasianella rufanensis
Tricolia africana



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