Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Semicassis
Family: Cassidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
labiata
NOTES

A smooth, heavy, oblong shell to 65 mm with 1-3 rows of prominent nodules. The outer lip is smooth and the whorls concave. Infratidally in sheltered pools with sandy bottoms. Feeds on pansy shells. Endemic.


AUTHORITY
(Perry, 1811)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The outer lip has dark brown spots
Colour: Brown
Notes: The shell is usually white
Colour: White
Common Name
Cock
Haan
Helmet 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
Semicassis labiata



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