Common Atlantic Marginella

(Menke, 1828)

Prunum apicinum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Marginellidae

Marginellidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 14

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Virgin Islands

0 to 25 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine; Soft substrates

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Prunum apicinum (Menke, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420149 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.