Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Hyalina
Family: Marginellidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
cylindrica
NOTES

A small shell to 14 mm with 4 columella pleats and a narrow aperture. Carnivorous on other molluscs. Lives on sand banks or in sandy-bottomed rock pools.


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


Colour
Notes: A cream to toffee-coloured shell
Colour: Cream
Notes: Toffee brown
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Sea snail
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Marginella cylindrica
Volvarina cylindrica



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