Violet Globe Snail

Swainson, 1822

Janthina globosa

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

[unassigned] Caenogastropoda

Epitoniidae

Epitoniidae

Shell Information

Height (mm):

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Florida to Colombia

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine; Pelagic (on the ocean surface)

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Janthina globosa Swainson, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214493 on 2021-06-23

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/