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The Costellariidae Family includes 599 species comprising 18 genus (Vexillum (389 species), Austromitra (58), Thala (34), ...)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Caenogastropoda 
   Order       : Neogastropoda 
    Superfamily : Turbinelloidea 
     Family      : Costellariidae 

Common name : ribbed miters

Aspect : elongated spindle-shaped shell close to the family Mitridae. Clearly hollowed suture line, marked axial ribs with sometimes spiral patterns and bands of bright colors.

Feeding : carnivorous

Environment : warm seas, tidal zone

Vexillum echinatum (A. Adams, 1853)

Vexillum echinatum

Vexillum intermedium (Kiener, 1838)

Vexillum intermedium

Vexillum lyratum (Lamarck, 1822)

Vexillum lyratum

Vexillum regina (Sowerby I, 1828)

Vexillum regina

Vexillum subdivisum (Gmelin, 1791)

Vexillum subdivisum

Vexillum umbrosum (G. B. Sowerby II, 1874)

Vexillum umbrosum

Total collection for Costellariidae : 6 species (24 shells in total)

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