Dohrn's Volute

(G. B. Sowerby III, 1903)

Scaphella dohrni

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Volutidae

Volutidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 50-138

Dextral

Chirality:

The dohrn volute has a tall slender shell with 4 to 5 shell whorls. The spire has a rounded apex. This shell is white to tan with spiral lines of brown squares.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Florida to the Cuba

117 to 384 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase.�Scaphella dohrni�(G. B. Sowerby III, 1903). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=606573 on 2022-02-13

Rosenberg, G. 29. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/

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