Angulate Wentletrap

(Say, 1831)

Epitonium angulatum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

[unassigned] Caenogastropoda

Epitoniidae

Epitoniidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 456573

Shell Information

Height (mm): 25

Dextral

Chirality:

This shell has eight whorls that make up the spire. The shell is patterned with large bladelike axial structures called costae.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Connecticut to Uruguay

0 to 219 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine; Soft substrates

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Epitonium angulatum (Say, 1831). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160289 on 2021-06-23

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. Garc?a. 29. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579?699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico?Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas.