Calliostoma annulatum   (Lightfoot, 1786)

purple-ringed topsnail

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda | Calliostomatidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 0 - 42 m (Ref. 865).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific and the Arctic: From Alaska to Mexico. Climate: tropical to boreal.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.0 cm SHD male/unsexed; (Ref. 865); common length : 3.5 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 312)

Short description Morphology

Description: Shell is conical and colored shiny gold with iridescent purple rings (Ref. 312).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has a shell height of 3.5 cm (Ref. 312). Occurs at low intertidal to subtidal levels. Omnivorous, feeds on kelp, detritus, diatoms, copepods, hydroids, and bryozoans. During good weather, they like to move up the stalks of the kelp towards the sun (Ref. 312). Also in Ref. 95344. Members of the order Archaeogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Archaeogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gallivan, G. and J. Danforth. 1999. (Ref. 312)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown