Neptunea

Author: Roding,1798

Description

General: In Neptunea the operculum is elongate and pointed in the lower end. The nucleus is close to the point and often worn off.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: James H. McLean, Curator Emeritus, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

Consulting taxonomist: Anders Warén, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Citation: Neptunea (Roding,1798) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Neptunea. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2019-11-17.
Copyright © 2015