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Taxon profile

species

Cadulus perpusillus Sowerby, 1832

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Scaphopoda - tusk shells »  order Gadilida »  family Gadilidae

Size

10 mm.

Description

Shell small, thin, narrow, curved, polished, and white. Apex acute ; aperture contracted, oblique.
Source: Oldroyd, I.S. The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America. Volume II.1.

Distribution

Monterey, California, to Panama.

Interesting facts

TYPE in British Museum. Type locality, Puerto Salango, west coast of Colombia.
Author: Jan Delsing

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