Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Demoulia
Family: Nassariidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
ventricosa
NOTES

An oblong, globose shell to 25 mm with rounded whorls and a strong parietal ridge and fine spiral striae. The outer lip is thick with weak ridge-like teeth and the inner lip has a heavy callus. A scavenger which is mainly infratidal but may occur in sand at low-tide level.


AUTHORITY
(Lamarck, 1816)
Sub Author
()
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Has a ring of brown and white flecks below the suture
Colour: Brown
Notes: A rather orange-brown
Colour: Orange
Common Name
Rosebud
Roosknoop
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1989 on beach at river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Buccinum retusum
Demoulia retusa
Nassa retusa
Nassa ventricosa



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