FAUNA and FUNGHI of MALTA
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Clanculus jussieui  (Payraudeau, 1826)    -    hermaphrodite
Main synonym = Monodonta jussieui   
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Mollusca / Gastropoda / Vetigastropoda / Trochidae
    Maltese name not known
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\'Reaches up to 12mm in size. The genus Clanculus differs from other Topshells in having toothed columellas. Differs from other Clanculus species in having a smooth shell with just some striae, lacking any tubercles or granulations.
Special contributor, data input & photos for the Mollusca section courtesy of Owen Mifsud










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