Fingerprint Cyphoma

Pilsbry & McGinty, 1939

Cyphoma signatum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Littorinimorpha

Ovulidae

Ovulidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 174045 [holotype]

Shell Information

Length (mm):

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

East Florida to Brazil

0.3 to 90 meters

Diet:

Carnivore; They feed on octocorals like gorgonians

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Cyphoma signatum Pilsbry & McGinty, 1939. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419732 on 2021-08-27

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.