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The Pisaniidae Family includes 194 species comprising 19 genus (Engina (62 species), Pollia (21), Pisania (20), ...)

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

Common name : bumble bee snail, smoky goblet or waved goblet

Aspect : shell generally symmetrical in the shape of a diamond, siphonal opening, elongated occupying half the height. presence of fairly marked axial and / or radial striations. Operculum

Feeding : carnivorous

Environment : warm waters, living under the stones

Engina mendicaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Engina mendicaria

Pisania striata (Gmelin, 1791)

Pisania striata : (Côte d'Azur)

Pollia fumosa (Dillwyn, 1817)

Pollia fumosa

Pollia undosa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pollia undosa

Total collection for Pisaniidae : 4 species (27 shells in total)

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