Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Ranella
Family: Ranellidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
gemmifera
NOTES

A heavy shell to 90 mm which has the spiral ridges raised into white nodules. Feeds on other invertebrates.


AUTHORITY
(Euthyme, 1889)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Has dark brown varices. The aperture is white
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Triton
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Argobuccinum gemmiferum
Eugyrina gemmifera
Ranella australasia
Tritonium gemmiferum



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