Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
pustulosum
NOTES

An squat shell to 90 mm with a short, straight siphonal canal. The outer lip is thick and the inner lip is blunt with a tooth at the anterior end. Lives among rocks in low-tide pools. An active predator which feeds on reef worms.


AUTHORITY
(Lightfoot, 1786)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Reddish brown with dark brown nodular bands and a white aperture
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Triton
Argus triton
Pustular triton
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Ranella australasia gemifera
Ranella polyzonalis
Argobuccinum argus



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