Conasprella rainesae

(McGinty, 1953)

Conasprella rainesae

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Conidae

Conidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 240977

Shell Information

Maximum length (mm): 25

Dextral

Chirality:

This shell has a point spire with a beaded rib running along the shoulder of each rib. The body whorl has a series of faint regularly spaced spiral ribs. It has a pale white coloration with lines of yellow spots.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

West Florida to Yucatan

55 to 110 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Conasprella rainesae (McGinty, 1953). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=835319 on 2021-09-03

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.

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/