Tegula brunnea   Philippi, 1848

brown turban snail

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

Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda | Trochidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmCommon length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 312)

Short description Morphology

Shell is broad, thick and smooth with a round conical shape. The shell is brown to orange-brown with an orange foot (Ref. 312).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has a shell length 3.5 cm (Ref. 312). Habitat: Occurs in the middle low intertidal and shallow subtidal zones on rocky shores; also upper blades and stipes of off-shore kelp. Diet: multiple species of algae, both micro and macroscopic. Predator: sea stars and sea otters (Ref. 312). 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)
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