CZ EN
SEARCH  

Taxon profile

species

Euchelus asper J. F. Gmelin, 1791

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Seguenziida »  family Chilodontidae »  genus Euchelus

Images

Euchelus asper

Author: Jan Delsing

Euchelus asper

Author: Jan Delsing

Euchelus asper quadricarinatus

Euchelus asper quadricarinatus

Author: Shellauction

Euchelus asper

Author: Bosch et al.

Euchelus asper quadricarinatus

Euchelus asper quadricarinatus

Author: Herbert, D.G.

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Description

20mm. Thick, dull, conical, whorls well rounded, almost circular aperture; poorly developed tooth at base of columella; outer lip finely ridged; umbilicus narrow but deep, closed or open. Strong spiral ridges crossed by fine grooves. Grey often mottled black; inside pearly. Habitat: intertidal under rocks or in sand.
Bosch, D.T., Dance, S.P., Moolenbeek, R.G. en Oliver, G., 1995. Seashells of Eastern Arabia.
Author: Jan Delsing

Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Euchelus asper quadricarinatus Holten, 1802

Euchelus asper quadricarinatus


Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Euchelus asper (Gmelin, 1791)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.

Comments