Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Smith, B.D. 2003. (Ref. 3116)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific: Western Indian Ocean to southern Japan, Samoa and Tonga.
Characterized by possessing a fairly stout, acutely conical, glossy, smooth shell, occasionally with some axial riblets on the early postnuclear whorls. The thickened outer lip bears three denticles on the lower half.
Members of the order Neotaenioglossa 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)
Threat to humans
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