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Family: Trochidae top shells (See list of species below)

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298 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Antimargarita dulcis
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Astele pulcherrimus
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Bathymargarites symplector
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Broderipia iridescens
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Calliotropis acherontis
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Calliotropis aeglees
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Calliotropis blacki
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Calliotropis calatha
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Calliotropis crystalophora
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Calliotropis delli
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Calliotropis eucheloides
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Calliotropis infundibulum
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Calliotropis lissocona
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Calliotropis micraulax
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Calliotropis minorusaitoi
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Calliotropis ottoi
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Calliotropis powelli
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Calliotropis rhina
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Calliotropis virginiae
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Callumbonella suturalis
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Camitia rotellina
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Cantharidus burchorum
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Cantharidus japonicus
[Japanese jewel top]
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Cantharidus marmoreus
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Cantharidus nolfi
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Cantharidus picturatus
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Cantharidus purpureus
[small opal top shell]
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Cantharidus sendersi
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Cantharidus urbanus
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Chlorostoma argyrostoma
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Chlorostoma turbinata
[silver-mouthed monodont]


Chrysostoma paradoxum
[paradox top]
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Cidarina cidaris
[Adam spiny margarite]


Cittarium pica
[West Indian top shell]


Clanculus atropurpureus
[purple Clanculus]
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Clanculus atypicus
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Clanculus boyeti
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Clanculus bronni
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Clanculus buijsei
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Clanculus clanguloides
[secret clanculus]
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Clanculus cognatus
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Clanculus corallinus
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Clanculus cruciatus
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Clanculus denticulatus
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Clanculus granti
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Clanculus jussieui
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Clanculus margaritarius
[beautiful Clanculus]
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Clanculus persica
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Clanculus pharaonius
[strawberry topshell]
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Clanculus richeri
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Clanculus scotti
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Clanculus simoni
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Clanculus stigmatarius
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Clanculus tonnerrei
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Clelandella miliaris
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Clelandella myriamae
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Coelotrochus chathamensis
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Crossea bellula
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Danilia angulosa
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Danilia eucheliformis
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Danilia tinei
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Dentistyla asperrima
[rough topsnail]
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Ethalia carneolata
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Ethalia catharinae
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Ethalia guamensis
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Ethaliella pulchella
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Ethminolia degregorii
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Ethminolia iridifulgens
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Ethminolia nektonica
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Ethminolia stearnsii
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Euchelus alarconi
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Euchelus asper
[four-keeled margarite]


Euchelus atratus
[blackish margarite]
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Euchelus clathratus
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Euchelus eucastus
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Euchelus guttarosea
[red-spot topsnail]
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Euchelus instrictus
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Euchelus pruinosus
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Eurytrochus danieli
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Gaza cubana
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Gaza fischeri
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Gaza sericata
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Gaza superba
[superb gaza]
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Gaza watsoni
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Gibbula adansonii
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Gibbula adriatica
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Gibbula affinis
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Gibbula albida
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Gibbula ardens
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Gibbula cineraria
[grey topshell]
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Gibbula divaricata
[divaricate gibbula]
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Gibbula drepanensis
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Gibbula eikoae
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Gibbula fanulum
[gmelin's top shell]
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Gibbula guttadauri
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Gibbula houarti
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Gibbula leucophaea
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Gibbula magus
[magus gibbula]
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Gibbula marmorea
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Gibbula nivosa
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Gibbula pennanti
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Gibbula philberti
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Gibbula racketti
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Gibbula rarilineata
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Gibbula spratti
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Gibbula stoliczkana
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Gibbula tantilla
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Gibbula tingitana
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Gibbula tumida
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Gibbula turbinoides
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Gibbula umbilicalis
[flat topshell]
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Gibbula umbilicaris
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Gibbula vanwalleghemi
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Gibbula varia
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Gibbula vimontiae
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Halistylus columna
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Haminoea glabra
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Helicrenion reticulatum
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Infundibulum calcaratum
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Isanda hemprichi
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Jujubinus baudoni
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Jujubinus catenatus
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Jujubinus curinii
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Jujubinus dispar
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Jujubinus escondidus
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Jujubinus exasperatus
[exasperating jujubine]
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Jujubinus geographicus
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Jujubinus gilberti
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Jujubinus gravinae
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Jujubinus guphili
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Jujubinus hubrechti
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Jujubinus infuscatus
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Jujubinus karpathoensis
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Jujubinus montagui
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Jujubinus polychromus
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Jujubinus ruscurianus
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Jujubinus striatus
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Jujubinus tumidulus
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Jujubinus unidentatus
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Lamellitrochus carinatus
[keeled solarelle]
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Lamellitrochus inceratus
[waxy solarelle]
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Lamellitrochus lamellosus
[lamellose solarelle]
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Lirularia lirulata
[lirulate margarite]
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Lirularia parcipicta
[few-spot lirularia]
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Lirularia succincta
[girdled lirularia]
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Lischkeia imperialis
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Lischkeia undosa
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Margarella achilles
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Margarella antarctica
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Margarella expansa
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Margarella jason
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Margarella pruinosa
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Margarella refulgens
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Margarella steineni
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Margarella subantarctica
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Margarella tropidophoroides
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Margarella violacea
[smooth pink snail]
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Margarella wacei
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Margarella whiteana
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Margarites argentatus
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Margarites beringensis
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Margarites costalis
[boreal rosy margarite]
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Margarites crebrilirulata
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Margarites euspirus
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Margarites frigidus
[polar margarite]
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Margarites giganteus
[giant margarite]


Margarites groenlandicus
[Greenland margarite]


Margarites helicinus
[spiral margarite]
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Margarites olivaceus
[olive margarite]
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Margarites pupillus
[little margarite]
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Margarites rhodia
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Margarites scintillans
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Margarites sordidus
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Margarites striatus
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Margarites umbilicalis
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Margarites vahlii
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Microgaza rotella
[dwarf gaza]
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Microtis tuberculata
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Minolia chinensis
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Mirachelus clinocnemus
[stooped mirachelus]
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Mirachelus corbis
[basket mirachelus]


Monilea belcheri
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Monilea callifera
[beauty gibbula]
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Monilea chiliarches
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Monilea incerta
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Monilea nucleus
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Monilea philippiana
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Monodonta canalifera
[canal monodont]


Monodonta labio
[Labio monodont]
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Monodonta nebulosa
[top shell]
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Monodonta vermiculata
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Norrisia norrisi
[norrissnail]


Osilinus lineatus
[toothed winkle]
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Osilinus mutabilis
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Osilinus richardi
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Osilinus turbinatus
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Phorcus articulatus
[articulate monodont]
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Phorcus mutabilis
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Planitrochus disculus
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Priotrochus kotschyi
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Priotrochus obscurus
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Pseudominolia callifera
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Pseudominolia climacota
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Pseudominolia edyma
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Pseudominolia gradata
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Pseudominolia musiva
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Pseudominolia nedyma
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Pseudominolia tramieri
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Pseudostomatella coccinea
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Pseudostomatella cycloradiata
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Pseudostomatella decolorata
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Pseudostomatella erythrocoma
[false stomatella]
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Pseudostomatella martini
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Pseudostomatella papyracea
[papery stomatella]
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Rossiteria nucleus
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Rossiteria pseudonucleolus
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Roya eximia
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Sericominolia stearnsii
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Sericominolia vernicosa
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Solariella actinophora
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Solariella carvalhoi
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Solariella charopa
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Solariella hurleyi
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Solariella iris
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Solariella lacunella
[channeled solarelle]
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Solariella lubrica
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Solariella obscura
[obscure solarelle]
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Solariella peramabilis
[lovely solarelle]
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Solariella periscopia
[look-around solarelle]


Solariella pourtalesi
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Solariella sanjuanensis
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Solariella tiara
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Solariella triplostephanus
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Solariella tubula
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Solariella varicosa
[varicose solarelle]
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Stomatella asperulata
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Stomatella auricula
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Stomatella capieri
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Stomatella esperanzae
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Stomatella gattegnoi
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Stomatella impertusa
[strigose Stomatella]


Stomatella monteiroi
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Stomatella oliveri
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Stomatella planulata
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Stomatella varia
[variable Stomatella]
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Stomatella varla
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Stomatia heckeliana
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Stomatia phymotis
[swollen Stomatella]


Stomatolina angulata
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Stomatolina rubra
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Synaptocochlea concinna
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Synaptocochlea picta
[painted false stomatella]
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Syrnola nitidula
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Tectus conus
[cone-shaped top]


Tectus fenestratus
[fenestrate top]


Tectus pyramis
[pyramid top]
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Tectus royanus
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Tectus triserialis
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Tegula argyrostoma
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Tegula atra
[smooth black trochid]
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Tegula brunnea
[brown turban snail]
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Tegula excavata
[green-base tegula]
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Tegula fasciata
[silky tegula]


Tegula funebralis
[black turban snail]
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Tegula gruneri
[gem tegula]
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Tegula hotessieriana
[Caribbean tegula]
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Tegula lividomaculata
[West Indian tegula]


Tegula patagonica
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Tegula pulligo
[dusky tegula]
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Tegula verrucosa
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Tegula viridula
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Thalotia ocellata
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Tosatrochus attenuatus
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Trochus chloromphalus
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Trochus consors
[consor top]
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Trochus erithreus
[Red Sea top shell]


Trochus ferreirai
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Trochus fultoni
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Trochus hanleyanus
[lined top]
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Trochus histrio
[actor top]


Trochus intextus
[woven topsnail]
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Trochus kochii
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Trochus maculatus
[maculated top]
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Trochus magnificus
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Trochus niloticus
[commercial top]
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Trochus ochroleucus
[yellow-mouth top shell]
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Trochus radiatus
[radiate top shell]
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Trochus stellatus
[stellate trochus]
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Trochus venetus
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Trochus viridis
[green top shell]
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Turcica concinna
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Umbonium costatum
[costate button top]
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Umbonium elegans
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Umbonium guamensis
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Umbonium vestiarium
[common button top]
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Umbonium vestiarum
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Vanitrochus geertsi
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Vetulonia phalcata
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298 Species of Family Trochidae
(top shells)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Antimargarita dulcis Antarctic Atlantic 1.43 DL
Astele pulcherrimus Western Central Pacific 1.03 H
Bathymargarites symplector Pacific Ocean.
Broderipia iridescens Pacific Ocean.
Calliotropis acherontis Southwest Pacific
Calliotropis aeglees Western Atlantic. 0.76 DL
Calliotropis blacki Southwest Pacific
Calliotropis calatha Western Central Atlantic. 1 DL
Calliotropis crystalophora Southwest Pacific
Calliotropis delli Southwest Pacific
Calliotropis eucheloides Southwest Pacific
Calliotropis infundibulum Indo-West Pacific, Wester 2 DL
Calliotropis lissocona Western Central Atlantic. 0.63 DL
Calliotropis micraulax Western Central Pacific.
Calliotropis minorusaitoi Western Central Pacific
Calliotropis ottoi Mediterranean Sea.
Calliotropis powelli Southwest Pacific
Calliotropis rhina Northern Atlantic. 1 TL
Calliotropis virginiae Western Central Pacific
Callumbonella suturalis Mediterranean Sea.
Camitia rotellina Western Pacific
Cantharidus burchorum Southwest Pacific
Cantharidus japonicus Japanese jewel top Western Pacific 1.8 H
Cantharidus marmoreus Eastern Central Pacific
Cantharidus nolfi Western Central Pacific
Cantharidus picturatus Western Central Pacific 1.8 SHH
Cantharidus purpureus small opal top shell Southwest Pacific
Cantharidus sendersi Western Central Pacific
Cantharidus urbanus Western Central Pacific 1 H
Chlorostoma argyrostoma Northwest Pacific
Chlorostoma turbinata silver-mouthed monodont Northwest Pacific
Chrysostoma paradoxum paradox top Western Pacific. 2.5 SHH
Cidarina cidaris Adam spiny margarite Northeast Pacific 4 SHH
Cittarium pica West Indian top shell Western Central Atlantic. 13.7 SHW
Clanculus atropurpureus purple Clanculus Western Central Pacific. 2.5 SHH
Clanculus atypicus Southwest Pacific
Clanculus boyeti Western Central Pacific
Clanculus bronni Western Pacific
Clanculus buijsei Western Central Pacific
Clanculus clanguloides secret clanculus Western Pacific.
Clanculus cognatus Western Central Pacific
Clanculus corallinus Mediterranean Sea.
Clanculus cruciatus Mediterranean Sea.
Clanculus denticulatus Indo-West Pacific. 1.2 WD
Clanculus granti Western Central Pacific
Clanculus jussieui Mediterranean Sea.
Clanculus margaritarius beautiful Clanculus Western Pacific.
Clanculus persica Western Pacific
Clanculus pharaonius strawberry topshell Indo-Pacific.
Clanculus richeri Western Central Pacific.
Clanculus scotti Western Central Pacific
Clanculus simoni Western Central Pacific
Clanculus stigmatarius Western Pacific.
Clanculus tonnerrei Western Indian Ocean
Clelandella miliaris Northeast Atlantic and Me
Clelandella myriamae Mediterranean Sea.
Coelotrochus chathamensis Southwest Pacific
Crossea bellula Western Pacific
Danilia angulosa Western Central Pacific
Danilia eucheliformis Western Central Pacific
Danilia tinei Mediterranean Sea.
Dentistyla asperrima rough topsnail Western Central Atlantic. 0.85 DL
Ethalia carneolata Western Indian Ocean
Ethalia catharinae Western Central Pacific
Ethalia guamensis Western Pacific.
Ethaliella pulchella Western Central Pacific
Ethminolia degregorii Western Indian Ocean
Ethminolia iridifulgens Western Indian Ocean
Ethminolia nektonica Western Pacific
Ethminolia stearnsii Western Pacific 1.02 SHD
Euchelus alarconi Southeast Pacific
Euchelus asper four-keeled margarite Indo-West Pacific.
Euchelus atratus blackish margarite Pacific Ocean. Questiona
Euchelus clathratus Western Central Pacific 0.8 H
Euchelus eucastus Western Atlantic. 0.65 DL
Euchelus guttarosea red-spot topsnail Western Central Atlantic. 0.6 DL
Euchelus instrictus Western Central Pacific 1 H
Euchelus pruinosus Southwest Pacific
Eurytrochus danieli Western Pacific
Gaza cubana Western Central Atlantic. 2.87 DL
Gaza fischeri Western Atlantic. 3 DL
Gaza sericata Western Pacific
Gaza superba superb gaza Western Central Atlantic. 4 DL
Gaza watsoni Western Atlantic
Gibbula adansonii Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula adriatica Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula affinis Western Central Pacific
Gibbula albida Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula ardens Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula cineraria grey topshell Northeast Atlantic and th
Gibbula divaricata divaricate gibbula Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula drepanensis Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula eikoae Western Central Pacific
Gibbula fanulum gmelin's top shell Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula guttadauri Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula houarti Western Central Pacific
Gibbula leucophaea Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula magus magus gibbula Mediterranean
Gibbula marmorea Western Central Pacific
Gibbula nivosa Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula pennanti Northeast Atlantic and th
Gibbula philberti Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula racketti Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula rarilineata Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula spratti Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula stoliczkana Western Central Pacific 1.2 H
Gibbula tantilla Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula tingitana Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula tumida Northeast Atlantic and th
Gibbula turbinoides Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula umbilicalis flat topshell Mediterranean Sea
Gibbula umbilicaris Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula vanwalleghemi Western Central Pacific
Gibbula varia Mediterranean Sea.
Gibbula vimontiae Mediterranean Sea.
Halistylus columna Western Atlantic. 0.58 DL
Haminoea glabra Western Atlantic. 0.43 DL
Helicrenion reticulatum Western Central Pacific.
Infundibulum calcaratum Western Pacific
Isanda hemprichi Mediterranean Sea.
Jujubinus baudoni Mediterranean Sea.
Jujubinus catenatus Mediterranean Sea.
Jujubinus curinii Mediterranean Sea.
Jujubinus dispar Mediterranean Sea.
Jujubinus escondidus Western Central Pacific
Jujubinus exasperatus exasperating jujubine Northeast Atlantic and Me
Jujubinus geographicus Western Central Pacific
Jujubinus gilberti Western Central Pacific
Jujubinus gravinae Mediterranean Sea.
Jujubinus guphili Western Central Pacific
Jujubinus hubrechti Western Central Pacific
Jujubinus infuscatus Western Central Pacific
Jujubinus karpathoensis Mediterranean Sea.
Jujubinus montagui Mediterranean Sea.
Jujubinus polychromus Western Central Pacific
Jujubinus ruscurianus Mediterranean Sea.
Jujubinus striatus Mediterranean
Jujubinus tumidulus Mediterranean Sea.
Jujubinus unidentatus Mediterranean Sea.
Lamellitrochus carinatus keeled solarelle Western Atlantic. 0.29 DL
Lamellitrochus inceratus waxy solarelle Western Central Atlantic. 0.82 DL
Lamellitrochus lamellosus lamellose solarelle Western Atlantic Ocean. 0.42 DL
Lirularia lirulata lirulate margarite Northeast Pacific
Lirularia parcipicta few-spot lirularia East Pacific.
Lirularia succincta girdled lirularia Eastern Pacific
Lischkeia imperialis Western Central Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Lischkeia undosa Western Pacific
Margarella achilles Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Margarella antarctica Western Atlantic and East 1.25 DL
Margarella expansa Western Atlantic. 1.41 DL
Margarella jason Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Margarella pruinosa Southeast Pacific and Sou 1.4 DL
Margarella refulgens Antarctic Atlantic. 0.6 DL
Margarella steineni Western Atlantic. 1.95 DL
Margarella subantarctica Western Atlantic. 0.14 DL
Margarella tropidophoroides Western Atlantic. 1.75 DL
Margarella violacea smooth pink snail Southeast Pacific and Sou 1.33 DL
Margarella wacei Western Atlantic. 0.8 DL
Margarella whiteana Western Atlantic. 0.87 DL
Margarites argentatus Western Atlantic and East 0.3 DL
Margarites beringensis Northeast Pacific and Atl 1 NG
Margarites costalis boreal rosy margarite Eastern Pacific, Northern 2.5 TL
Margarites crebrilirulata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Margarites euspirus Western Atlantic
Margarites frigidus polar margarite Arctic Ocean and Northwes
Margarites giganteus giant margarite Eastern Pacific and the A
Margarites groenlandicus Greenland margarite Atlantic Ocean and the Ar 2.5 DL
Margarites helicinus spiral margarite Northeast Pacific, Northe 1.1 DL
Margarites olivaceus olive margarite Eastern Pacific, Northern 1.1 DL
Margarites pupillus little margarite Northeast Pacific 1.7 NG
Margarites rhodia Canada
Margarites scintillans Western Central Atlantic 0.51 OT
Margarites sordidus Western Atlantic.
Margarites striatus Atlantic Ocean and the Ar
Margarites umbilicalis Arctic and Northwest Atla
Margarites vahlii Arctic and Northern Atlan 0.48 DL
Microgaza rotella dwarf gaza Western Atlantic 0.68 DL
Microtis tuberculata Western Central Pacific
Minolia chinensis Northwest Pacific
Mirachelus clinocnemus stooped mirachelus Western Atlantic Ocean. 0.45 DL
Mirachelus corbis basket mirachelus Western Atlantic Ocean. 0.5 DL
Monilea belcheri Western Pacific.
Monilea callifera beauty gibbula Western Pacific 3.5 SHH
Monilea chiliarches Western Indian Ocean
Monilea incerta Western Pacific
Monilea nucleus Western Central Pacific
Monilea philippiana Western Central Pacific
Monodonta canalifera canal monodont Western Pacific. 2.5 SHH
Monodonta labio Labio monodont Indo-West Pacific 4 SHL
Monodonta nebulosa top shell Western Indian Ocean.
Monodonta vermiculata Western Indian Ocean
Norrisia norrisi norrissnail Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 SHD
Osilinus lineatus toothed winkle Mediterranean Sea.
Osilinus mutabilis Mediterranean Sea.
Osilinus richardi Mediterranean Sea.
Osilinus turbinatus Mediterranean Sea.
Phorcus articulatus articulate monodont Mediterranean Sea.
Phorcus mutabilis Mediterranean Sea.
Planitrochus disculus Western Atlantic
Priotrochus kotschyi Western Indian Ocean.
Priotrochus obscurus Western Indian Ocean.
Pseudominolia callifera Western Central Pacific
Pseudominolia climacota Western Indian Ocean
Pseudominolia edyma Mediterranean Sea.
Pseudominolia gradata Western Indian Ocean
Pseudominolia musiva Western Central Pacific
Pseudominolia nedyma Western Indian Ocean and
Pseudominolia tramieri Western Central Pacific
Pseudostomatella coccinea Western Atlantic. 0.45 DL
Pseudostomatella cycloradiata Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Pseudostomatella decolorata Western Pacific
Pseudostomatella erythrocoma false stomatella Western Central Atlantic. 0.65 DL
Pseudostomatella martini Western Central Pacific
Pseudostomatella papyracea papery stomatella Western Pacific 3 SHH
Rossiteria nucleus Western Central Pacific
Rossiteria pseudonucleolus Western Central Pacific
Roya eximia Western Central Pacific
Sericominolia stearnsii Western Central Pacific
Sericominolia vernicosa Western Central Pacific
Solariella actinophora Western Atlantic
Solariella carvalhoi Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Solariella charopa Antarctic Indian Ocean
Solariella hurleyi Southwest Pacific
Solariella iris Western Atlantic. 0.55 DL
Solariella lacunella channeled solarelle Western Atlantic. 0.87 DL
Solariella lubrica Western Atlantic. 0.4 DL
Solariella obscura obscure solarelle Eastern Pacific, Northern 0.89 DL
Solariella peramabilis lovely solarelle North and Eastern Central 2 NG
Solariella periscopia look-around solarelle Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL
Solariella pourtalesi Western Atlantic 1.03 DL
Solariella sanjuanensis Western Central Pacific
Solariella tiara Western Central Atlantic 0.56 H
Solariella triplostephanus Pacific Ocean
Solariella tubula Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Solariella varicosa varicose solarelle Northern Pacific, Norther 0.6 DL
Stomatella asperulata Western Central Pacific
Stomatella auricula Indo-Pacific.
Stomatella capieri Western Central Pacific
Stomatella esperanzae Southeast Pacific 0.84 SHL
Stomatella gattegnoi Western Central Pacific
Stomatella impertusa strigose Stomatella Indo-West Pacific
Stomatella monteiroi Western Central Pacific
Stomatella oliveri Western Pacific
Stomatella planulata Western Pacific
Stomatella varia variable Stomatella Central Pacific.
Stomatella varla Western Central Pacific 1.5 DL
Stomatia heckeliana Western Pacific
Stomatia phymotis swollen Stomatella Western Pacific. 3 SHL
Stomatolina angulata Western Pacific
Stomatolina rubra Western Pacific 1.6 SHL
Synaptocochlea concinna Pacific Ocean.
Synaptocochlea picta painted false stomatella Western Atlantic Ocean. 0.7 DL
Syrnola nitidula Atlantic Ocean and Indo-W 0.7 DL
Tectus conus cone-shaped top Indo-West Pacific. 8 SHL
Tectus fenestratus fenestrate top Indo-West Pacific. 7 SHL
Tectus pyramis pyramid top Indo-Pacific 15 SHL
Tectus royanus Southwest Pacific
Tectus triserialis Western Pacific. 6 SHH
Tegula argyrostoma Western Pacific
Tegula atra smooth black trochid Southeast Pacific and Sou 6.2 DL
Tegula brunnea brown turban snail Eastern Pacific
Tegula excavata green-base tegula Western Atlantic Ocean. 1.8 DL
Tegula fasciata silky tegula Western Atlantic. 2.2 DL
Tegula funebralis black turban snail Northeast Pacific 3 SHD
Tegula gruneri gem tegula Western Central Atlantic. 1 DL
Tegula hotessieriana Caribbean tegula Western Atlantic. 1.15 DL
Tegula lividomaculata West Indian tegula Western Central Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Tegula patagonica Southeast Pacific and Sou 1.9 DL
Tegula pulligo dusky tegula Northeast Pacific 3.8 SHD
Tegula verrucosa Southeast Pacific
Tegula viridula Western Atlantic 2.3 DL
Thalotia ocellata Western Central Pacific
Tosatrochus attenuatus Western Central Pacific
Trochus chloromphalus Northwest Pacific
Trochus consors consor top Northwest Pacific
Trochus erithreus Red Sea top shell Western Indian Ocean. In
Trochus ferreirai Western Central Pacific
Trochus fultoni Western Indian Ocean
Trochus hanleyanus lined top Indo-West Pacific 7 SHL
Trochus histrio actor top Western Pacific. 5 SHL
Trochus intextus woven topsnail Western Central Pacific
Trochus kochii Western Indian Ocean
Trochus maculatus maculated top Indo-West Pacific 7 SHH
Trochus magnificus Western Central Pacific
Trochus niloticus commercial top Indo-Pacific 15 SHH
Trochus ochroleucus yellow-mouth top shell Western Central Pacific
Trochus radiatus radiate top shell Indo-Pacific.
Trochus stellatus stellate trochus Indo-West Pacific. 4 SHD
Trochus venetus Western Central Pacific
Trochus viridis green top shell Southwest Pacific
Turcica concinna Western Central Pacific 10 H
Umbonium costatum costate button top Western Pacific. 3.5 SHL
Umbonium elegans Western Central Pacific 1.8 SHD
Umbonium guamensis Western Central Pacific
Umbonium vestiarium common button top Indo-West Pacific 2 SHD
Umbonium vestiarum Western Central Pacific 2 SHD
Vanitrochus geertsi Western Central Pacific
Vetulonia phalcata Western Central Pacific.



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