Chestnut Nassa

(Gmelin, 1791)

Leucozonia nassa

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Fasciolariidae

Fasciolariidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 68.2

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Brazil

0 to 70 meters

Diet:

Carnivore; They eat a variety of annelids including christmas tree worms, feather dusters, fireworms, ect.

Habitat:

Marine; Hard substrates

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Leucozonia nassa (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420044 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.

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.