Bruised Nassa

(Say, 1822)

Phrontis vibex

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Nassariidae

Nassariidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 173393

Shell Information

Length (mm): 13

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Massachusetts to the Caribbean Sea

Diet:

Scavenger

Habitat:

Marine; Shallow water bays, inlets, and open-sounds

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Phrontis vibex (Say, 1822). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=877061 on 2021-06-10

Morris, P. A. (1987). A field guide to shells: Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West Indies (3rd ed.). Houghton Mifflin.

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/