Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
kraussianus
NOTES

An almost globular shell with a short, smooth spire and a very large callus. Grows to 9 mm. Common on estuarine mud banks. A scavenger.


AUTHORITY
(Dunker, 1846)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Sometimes has purple markings
Colour: Grey
Notes: A white shell
Colour: White
Common Name
Bosluis
Tick shell
Habitat
NOTES: Very common at the drift on the sand banks
HABITAT NAME: Beach
NOTES: Found in the shallow water
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Buccinum kraussiana
Nassa orbiculata
Nassa kraussiana



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