Thick-lipped Drill

(Say, 1822)

Eupleura caudata

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Muricidae

Muricidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 20

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Massachusetts to Florida

0 to 46 meters

Diet:

Carnivore; They feed on oysters and other small mollusks

Habitat:

Marine; Shallow water

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Eupleura caudata (Say, 1822). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160314 on 2021-06-10

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

Rosenberg, G. 29. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/