Decoradrillia pulchella

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Decoradrillia pulchella is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Drilliidae.[1]

Description

The size of an adult shell varies between 14 mm and 25 mm. The pink shell has a chestnut band below the periphery, and a chestnut line, interrupted by the tubercles.[2]

Distribution

This species occurs in the demersal zone of the Caribbean Sea (Jamaica, Colombia) and the Gulf of Mexico; in the Atlantic Ocean from Florida to Northern Brazil at depths between 0 m and 100 m.

References

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2016). Decoradrillia pulchella. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=871978 on 2016-04-14
  2. ^ G.W. Tryon, Manual of Conchology vol. VI p. 186; 1884 (described as Drillia pulchella)

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Decoradrillia pulchella: Brief Summary

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Decoradrillia pulchella is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Drilliidae.

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