McGinty's Cyphoma

Pilsbry, 1939

Cyphoma mcgintyi

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Littorinimorpha

Ovulidae

Ovulidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 18-39.5

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to the Caribbean Sea

0.8 to 90 meters

Diet:

Carnivore; They feed on octocorals like gorgonians

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Cyphoma mcgintyi Pilsbry, 1939. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419729 on 2022-04-22

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.