Sculpted Top Snail

(A. Adams, 1855)

Calliostoma euglyptum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Trochida

Calliostomatidae

Calliostomatidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 388145

Shell Information

Maximum size (mm): 26

Dextral

Chirality:

This shell has six large beaded spiral cords on each whorl with smaller spiral bead chords between them.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Venezuela

0 to 91 meters

Diet:

Herbivore

Habitat:

Marine; Around coral reefs on soft substrates

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Calliostoma euglyptum (A. Adams, 1855). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419414 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.

Rosenberg, G. 2009. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/