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The Potamididae Family includes 47 species comprising 6 genus (Pirenella (16 species), Cerithidea (15), Cerithideopsis (10), ...)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Caenogastropoda 
   Order       : [unassigned]Caenogastropoda 
    Superfamily : Cerithioidea 
     Family      : Potamididae 

Common name : horn snails or mudwhelks

Aspect : variable size, conical shell with axial or spiral sculpture. Generally brown coloring, weak siphonal canal and not curved. Horny operculum

Feeding : destrivorous

Environment : warm seas, mangroves, muddy bottom, brackish waters of estuaries and gulfs

Terebralia palustris (Linnaeus, 1767)

Terebralia palustris

Total collection for Potamididae : 1 species (1 shell)

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