Cymatium succinctum

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

Cymatium succinctum
Photographed by: Orietta Rivolta

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Family:Ranellidae
Species:Cymatium succinctum

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #25090
This trumpet snail has an enormous coat of thin hairs (periostracum) all over its shell, presumably for camouflage.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #25224
This trumpet snail has an enormous coat of thin hairs (periostracum) all over its shell, presumably for camouflage.

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Pictures of Cymatium succinctum

Cymatium succinctum from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 7 years ago
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Cymatium succinctum from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 7 years ago
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