Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Burnupena
Family: Buccinidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
pubescens
NOTES

An elongate shell to 50 mm with a high spire, granular ridges and a deep depression below the suture. The siphonal canal is short and open and the anal canal is distinct. The outer lip is finely ridged inside and the columella is smooth with a weak parietal nodule. A scavenger from extreme low-tide levels down to 30 m.


AUTHORITY
(Kuster, 1858)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Has alternating brown and white spots on the ridges and brown axial streaks. Aperture white to light brown
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Turkey
Kalkoentjie
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Buccinum pubescens
Buccinum tigrinum
Burnupena tigrina
Cominella translucida



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