Common Sundial

Roding, 1798

Architectonica nobilis

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Architectonicidae

Architectonicidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 339849

Shell Information

Diameter (mm): 25-51

Dextral

Chirality:

This shell has a broad conical disc shape with a low spire. It has distinct radial ridges with checkered spiral lines.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Brazil

0 to 164 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine; Soft substrates

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Architectonica nobilis Roding, 1798. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=181092 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.