Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Natica
Family: Naticidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
simplex
NOTES

A smooth, round, endemic shell to 12 mm with a small umbilicus. Inserts its proboscis through holes which it drills in its bivalve prey.


AUTHORITY
Sowerby, 1897
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A pale brown
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Sea snail
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Natica decipiens
Natica kowiensis
Natica saldontiana
Natica whitechurchi



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