Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
speciosus
NOTES

A shell to 10 mm which has spiral threads and axial ribs terminating in nodules below the suture line. Lives in mud below the low-tide line.


AUTHORITY
(A.Adams, 1852)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A brown shell
Colour: Brown
Notes: The nodules are cream coloured
Colour: Cream
Common Name
None known
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Alectrion plicosa
Buccinum plicosum
Nassa plicosa
Nassa speciosa
Nassarius plicosus
Phos plicosus



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