Widemouthed Rocksnail

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Plicopurpura patula

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Muricidae

Muricidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 192431

Shell Information

Length (mm): 85

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

East Florida to Trinidad

0 to 2 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine; Rocky intertidal zone

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Plicopurpura patula (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=396994 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.