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Fasciolariidae 4 species (21 shells in total)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Caenogastropoda 
   Order       : Neogastropoda 
    Superfamily : Buccinoidea 
     Family      : Fasciolariidae 

Common name : tulip snails and spindle snails

Aspect : shell more or less in the shape of a mandrel with often spiral striations and axial ribs. Elongated top. Presence of a fairly long and slightly curved siphonal canal on the left, thick and horny seal. Columella frequently thickened by the presence of a callus sometimes smooth, sometimes pleated.

Feeding : carnivorous

Environment : typical of the Southeast of the United States

Filifusus filamentosus (Röding, 1798) (Subfamily Fasciolariinae)

Filifusus filamentosus

Latirus tigroides Kilburn, 1975 (Subfamily Fasciolariinae)

Latirus tigroides

Pleuroploca trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758) (Subfamily Fasciolariinae)

Pleuroploca trapezium

Pleuroploca trapezium (Linnaeus, 1758) (Subfamily Fasciolariinae)

Pleuroploca trapezium : <juvenile>

Turrilatirus craticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Subfamily Fasciolariinae)

Turrilatirus craticulatus
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