Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Clionella
Family: Clavatulidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
kraussii
NOTES

An elongate shell to 35 mm with a high spire and a wide subsutural depression above the shoulder. The anal sinus is situated in a depression. Lives under loose rocks in estuaries at low spring-tide level and is a scavenger. Endemic.


AUTHORITY
(E.A.Smith, 1877)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: White marked with brown and lighter coloured axial ridges. Periostracum is brown
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Turrid
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Buccinum kraussiana
Nassa orbiculata
Nassa kraussiana



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