Kurtziella dorvilliae

Kurtziella dorvilliae

Kurtziella dorvilliae, Dorvill's mangelia

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Kurtziella dorvilliae

Kurtziella dorvilliae, common name Dorvill's mangelia, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Mangeliidae.

Appearance

The length of the shell attains 10.5 mm.

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The shell is rather thin and narrowly shouldered. It is longitudinally plicated, with fine revolving striae, more conspicuous towards the base. Its color is whitish, with a pale brown three-line zone.

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Distribution

Geography

K. dorvilliae can be found in Atlantic waters, ranging from the eastern coast of Florida south to Brazil.; in the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Lesser Antilles.

References

1. Kurtziella dorvilliae Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurtziella_dorvilliae

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