General: In Neptunea the operculum is elongate and pointed in the lower end. The nucleus is close to the point and often worn off.
Habitat description: Benthic.
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.
ReferencesEncyclopedia 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 2021-06-14.