Solitary Glassy-Bubble

(Say, 1822)

Haminella solitaria

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Cephalaspidea

Haminoeidae

Haminoeidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 10-20

Dextral

Chirality:

They have thin translucent shells.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Newfoundland to Florida

Diet:

Herbivore; They primarily graze on algae and diatoms but they will also eat small amounts of formaniferans and small invertebrates.

Habitat:

Marine; Shallow and tidal sandy mud flats

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Haminella solitaria (Say, 1822). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1342053 on 2021-06-23