True Tulip

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Fasciolaria tulipa

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Fasciolariidae

Fasciolariidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 70-120

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Brazil

0 to 73 meters

Diet:

Carnivore; They feed on gastropods including the large Queen Conch.

Habitat:

Marine; Among seagrass

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Fasciolaria tulipa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420024 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.

Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (214). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. https://doi.org/1.116/j.ecoinf.214.8.5.

Andrews, J. (1971). Seashells of the Texas Coast. University of Texas Press.