West Indian Cup-and-Saucer

(Gmelin, 1791)

Crucibulum auricula

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Littorinimorpha

Calyptraeidae

Calyptraeidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 338394

Shell Information

Maximum size (mm): 29

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Brazil

1 to 115 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Offshore banks

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Crucibulum auricula (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419705 on 2021-06-23

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

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/