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Turritellidae 1 species (1 shell)

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

Common name : tower shells or tower snails

Aspect : fine, elongated shell in the shape of a spin or screw, without umbilicus. Very many towers with a convex suture line. Circular opening, thin labrum. Thin operculum

Feeding : destrivorous, micro-algae

Environment : sandy bottoms

Turritella terebra (Linnaeus, 1758) (Subfamily Turritellinae)

Turritella terebra
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