Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Calyptraea
Family: Calyptraeidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
helicoidea
NOTES

A circular shell to 20 mm. It is flat with a sharp central apex and small knobbed ridges. The base is concave with an internal spiral partition from the apex to the margin forming a lobe where it joins the columella. A filter feeder.


AUTHORITY
(Sowerby, 1883)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A brownish yellow or cream coloured shell
Colour: Cream
Common Name
Slipper limpet
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Trochita helicoidea



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