Pitted Murex

(Conrad, 1846)

Favartia cellulosa

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Muricidae

Muricidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 20

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to the Caribbean Sea

0 to 310 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Favartia cellulosa (Conrad, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=723811 on 2021-06-23

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