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Volutidae 4 species (6 shells in total)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Caenogastropoda 
   Order       : Neogastropoda 
    Superfamily : Volutoidea 
     Family      : Volutidae 

Common name : volutes

Aspect : robust shell, sometimes colored, rather large, spindle-shaped to ovoid. Presence of folds at the base of the columella, notch at the top of the opening. No seal in general

Feeding : carnivorous

Environment : mud or sand at different depths (Africa, Australia, Antarctica, Mediterranean)

Cymbiola imperialis (Lightfoot, 1786) (Subfamily Amoriinae)

Cymbiola imperialis

Cymbiola nobilis ([Lightfoot], 1786) (Subfamily Amoriinae)

Cymbiola nobilis

Cymbium tritonis (Broderip, 1830) (Subfamily Cymbiinae)

Cymbium tritonis

Melo melo (Lightfoot, 1786) (Subfamily Amoriinae)

Melo melo
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