West Indian Starsnail

(Lightfoot, 1786)

Lithopoma tectum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Trochida

Turbinidae

Turbinidae

Shell Information

Length (mm):

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Florida to Brazil

0 to 10 meters

Diet:

Herbivore

Habitat:

Marine; Rocky intertidal zone

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Lithopoma tectum (Lightfoot, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419499 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.