Mitchell's Wentletrap

(Dall, 1896)

Amaea mitchelli

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

[unassigned] Caenogastropoda

Epitoniidae

Epitoniidae

Shell Information

Height (mm): 32-60

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Texas to Surinam

0 to 55 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine; Soft substrates

Misc. Facts

This is one of the largest native speces of the wentletraps.

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Amaea mitchelli (Dall, 1896). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419794 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.