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Calliostoma annulatum   (Lightfoot, 1786)

purple-ringed topsnail

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Calliostoma annulatum   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda | Calliostomatidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 3.0 cm SHD male/unsexed; (Ref. 865); common length : 3.5 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 312)

Environment

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

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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

Short description

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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