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Mitridae 11 species (51 shells in total)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Caenogastropoda 
   Order       : Neogastropoda 
    Superfamily : Mitroidea 
     Family      : Mitridae 
    

Common name : mitres

Aspect : shell generally elongated with more or less high turn, high and narrow siphonal opening. Characteristic presence of 3 to 5 folds on the columellar border.

Feeding : use their long retractable trunk to feed on worms and bivalves, some species have a venom gland

Environment : sink into the sand, 85% of the species in the tidal zone, the others in shallow waters (1400m max)

Domiporta filaris (Linnaeus, 1771) (Subfamily Mitrinae)

Domiporta filaris

Domiporta granatina (Lamarck, 1811) (Subfamily Mitrinae)

Domiporta granatina

Mitra mitra (Linnaeus, 1758) (Subfamily Mitrinae)

Mitra mitra

Mitra papalis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Subfamily Mitrinae)

Mitra papalis

Mitra stictica (Link, 1807) (Subfamily Mitrinae)

Mitra stictica

Pseudonebularia cucumerina (Lamarck, 1811) (Subfamily Mitrinae)

Pseudonebularia cucumerina

Pterygia nucea (Gmelin, 1791) (Subfamily Cylindromitrinae)

Pterygia nucea

Scabricola geigeri Poppe, Tagaro & Salisbury, 2009 (Subfamily Imbricariinae)

Scabricola geigeri

Scabricola geigeri Poppe, Tagaro & Salisbury, 2009 (Subfamily Imbricariinae)

Scabricola geigeri : <bis>

Strigatella ambigua (Swainson, 1829) (Subfamily Strigatellinae)

Strigatella ambigua

Strigatella litterata (Lamarck, 1811) (Subfamily Strigatellinae)

Strigatella litterata

Strigatella pica (Dillwyn, 1817) (Subfamily Strigatellinae)

Strigatella pica
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