Atlantic Dogwhelk

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Nucella lapillus

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Muricidae

Muricidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 412523

Shell Information

Length (mm): 40

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Greenland to New York

0 to 0 meters

Diet:

Carnivore; They a generalists feeding a a wide range of mollusks, crustaceans and other invertebrates.

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Nucella lapillus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140403 on 2021-06-23

Rosenberg, G. 2009. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/

Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (214). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. https://doi.org/1.116/j.ecoinf.214.8.5.