Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Demoulia
Family: Nassariidae (Mollusca/Gastropoda)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
abbreviata
NOTES

A thick, spherical shell to 34 mm. It has a blunt conical spire and slightly shouldered whorls with low spiral ridges. The outer lip is thick and ridged inside and the inner lip has a thick callus shield forming a terminal ridge.


AUTHORITY
(Gmelin, 1791)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
 


Colour
Notes: A pale pinkish brown
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Football shell
Voetbal
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on beach at river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Buccinum abbreviatum
Buccinum cassideum
Cassis glans
Nassa abbreviata
Nassa globosa



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