Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Callipara
Family: Volutidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
bullatiana
NOTES

A smooth, oval, elongate shell to 65 mm with a low, blunt spire and a long narrow aperture. The outer lip extends up the spire. Has two columella pleats. Burrows in sand infratidally. A predator and scavenger.


AUTHORITY
(Weaver & du Pont, 1967)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Light brown with darker flecks and paired brown lines behind outer lip and spots on the outer edge. Columella creamy-orange
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Dachshund
Worshond
Mole shell
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1988 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Voluta bullata



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