Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Cabestana
Family: Ranellidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
cutacea
NOTES

A short, oval shell to 80 mm with a high spire. The outer lip has paired, rounded teeth and the inner lip is smooth. The siphonal canal is short and the umbilicus is narrow and deep. Lives infratidally among ascidians and probably preys on them.


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1767)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A reddish or orange brown
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Shoulders
Skouers
Triton
Ringed African triton
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1988 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Aquillus cutaceus
Aquillus dolarium
Cabestana dolaria
Cymatium doliarium



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