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Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.

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  Depth range (m): 10 - 19

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Depth range (m): 10 - 19
 
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Gibbula adriatica

Gibbula adriatica is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Trochidae, the top snails.[1]

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 9 mm and 14 mm. The shell is more solid than Gibbula adansonii, generally paler and the base of the shell is whitish. The spiral sculpture is stronger. The penultimate whorl has about 5 well-marked, separated spiral lirae. The body whorl is angulate at the periphery. [2]

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Mediterranean Sea and the Sea of Azov.

References[edit]

  • Philippi R. A., 1844: Enumeratio molluscorum Siciliae cum viventium tum in tellure tertiaria fossilium, quae in itinere suo observavit. Vol. 2 ; Eduard Anton, Halle [Halis Saxorum] iv + 303 p., pl. 13-28
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213
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