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Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Animale | Phylum Mollusca | Class Gastropoda
  Class Gastropoda
These are the so called "univalve" shells, and are the most obvious molluscs on most seashores.

Gastropods on this site
Family Haliotidae
Reef Abalone Hallotis

Family Acmaeidae
True Limpet Shells

Family Turbinidae
Dwarf Turban Shell Turbo brunneus

Family Trochidae
Spotted Top Shell Trochus maculatus
Monodonta labio

Family Neritidae
Nerita
Clithon oualaniensis


Family Planaxidae
Planaxis

Family Littorinidae
Periwinkle Shells Hallotis

Family Cerithidae
Creeper Shell Batillaria zonalis

Family Potamididae
Telescope Creeper Shell Telescopium telescopium
Mangrove Creeper Shell

Family Strombidae
Black-lipped Conch Strombus usrceus
Spider Conch Lambis lambis

Family Cypraeidae
Wandering Cowrie Cypraea errones

Family Naticidae
Moon Snail Polinices
Family Nassaridae
Dog Whelk Nassarius

Family Volutidae
Melon or Baler Shell Cymbium melo

Family Galeodidae
Melongena pugilina

Family Muricidea
Spiny Murex Murex martineaus
Mangrove Murex Chicoreus capucinus
Thais
and Morula

Family Pyrenidae
Pigeon or Dove Shell Pyrene

Family Conidae
Cone Shell Conus consors
Geography Cone Conus geographus

Family Onchidae
Sea Slug Onchidium

Family Kentrodoridae
Polka-dot Sea Slug Jorunna funebris

Family Elysidae
Leaf Slug Elysia

Family Assiminaeidae
Mangrove Shell Assiminaea brevicula

Family Ellobidae
Mangrove Helmet Shell Cassidula

Family Siphonaridae
False Limpet Shell Siphonaria

Family Scaphopoda
Elephant-tusk Shell Dentalium
Introduction
Shore environment
 
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre