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The Turbinidae Family includes 164 species comprising 2 subfamilies (Turbininae (15 genus), Prisogasterinae (1))
and 16 genus (Turbo (62 species), Bolma (38), Astralium (23), ...)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Vetigastropoda 
   Order       : Trochida 
    Superfamily : Trochoidea 
     Family      : Turbinidae 

Common name : turban snails

Aspect : turbinated shell with sometimes smooth but most often sculpted surface, smooth columellar callosity, pearly interior. Round opening without siphonal channel. thick calcareous operculum with smooth or sculpted spiral

Feeding : phytophagous

Environment : shallow water near algae

Lunella coronata (Gmelin, 1791) (Subfamily Turbininae)

Lunella coronata

Turbo argyrostomus Linnaeus, 1758 (Subfamily Turbininae)

Turbo argyrostomus

Turbo marmoratus Linnaeus, 1758 (Subfamily Turbininae)

Turbo marmoratus

Turbo petholatus Linnaeus, 1758 (Subfamily Turbininae)

Turbo petholatus

Turbo setosus Gmelin, 1791 (Subfamily Turbininae)

Turbo setosus

Turbo stenogyrus P. Fischer, 1873 (Subfamily Turbininae)

Turbo stenogyrus

Total collection for Turbinidae : 6 species (27 shells in total)

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