Atlantic Fig Snail

(Say, 1822)

Ficus papyratia

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Littorinimorpha

Ficidae

Ficidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 108

Dextral

Chirality:

Inflated shell with little to no spire and regularly spaced spiral ribs. It is typically white, sometimes with a purplish red tint.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

South Carolina to Venezuala

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Ficus papyratia (Say, 1822). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=414662 on 2021-06-23