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Image of Lunella coronata (Gmelin 1791)
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Lunella coronata (Gmelin 1791)

Description

provided by World Register of Marine Species
Shell up to 4 cm, with conspicuous flattened, cup-like scales interspersed by small, regular rows of nodules. Colour pale to greenish flecked with purplish-brown markings (often encrusted with light pink coralline algae). Smooth to faintly granular operculum with pale green centre. Habitat: upper eulittoral, in pools or under stones, Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997).
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bibliographic citation
Drivas, J. & Jay, M. (1988). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection les beautés de la nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. pp. 1-160.
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