Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
rosaria
NOTES

A shell to 24 mm with a sharp, straight, tapering spire and a narrow bead-like sutural cord. The subsutural depression is shallow with an L-shaped anal sinus at the suture. Lives under rocks or among corraline algae in the intertidal region. A scavenger which probably also feeds on small marine organisms. Endemic.


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


Colour
Notes: An orange shell which is sometimes mottled white. The sutural cord is white
Colour: Orange
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
Clionella kowiensis
Clionella nereia
Clionella proxima
Clionella sybaritica
Pleurotoma rosaria



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