Three-toothed Cavoline

(Forsskal [in Niebuhr], 1775)

Cavolinia tridentata

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Pteropoda

Cavoliniidae

Cavoliniidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 401114

Shell Information

Maximum length (mm): 20

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Massachusetts to Argentina

0 to 4791 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Pelagic

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Cavolinia tridentata (Forssk?l [in Niebuhr], 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=139030 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/