Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Triviella
Family: Triviidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
ovulata
NOTES

A smooth shell to 18 mm which has denticles on the inner edge of the outer lip and small teeth on the inner lip. The spire is raised. Lives on ascidians at depths of 8-10 m.


AUTHORITY
(Lamarck, 1810)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The dorsal surface is pink and the base and outer lip are white
Colour: Pink
Notes: Underside is white
Colour: White
Common Name
Baby toes
Babatoontjies
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1989 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Cypraea ovulata
Galeatrivia ovulata
Trivia ovulata



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