Calotrophon ostrearum (Conrad, 1864) Mauve-mouth Drill

Calotrophon ostrearum (Conrad, 1864) Mauve-mouth Drill

Calotrophon ostrearum (Conrad, 1864) Mauve-mouth Drill

Southwest Florida (24 mm.)

    Below is a comparison of Calotrophon ostrearum (Conrad, 1864) and Urosalpinx perrugata (Conrad, 1846). Calotrophon ostrearum is pictured on the top right and U. perrugata is pictured on the bottom left.

Calotrophon ostrearum (Conrad, 1864) Mauve-mouth Drill

Kice Island, just south of Marco Island, Collier County, Florida 12/2/2013. Digital image by Amy Tripp.

See: Sinistral Calotrophon ostrearum (Conrad, 1864)