Naria nebrites

Family : Cypraeidae

 

Naria nebrites , Erosaria nebrites, Cypraeidae

Present in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, gulf of Oman and the central-eastern African coasts, the Naria nebrites is a small cowry of about 4 cm known also as Erosaria nebrites. Glossy shell with brown back having pale round spots and marginal callus with brown striations with two typical dark dots on the sides. The greyish mantle, that wholly covers the shell when the animal is active among the corals, is provided of conical and ramified papillae © Mazza

 

→ To appreciate the biodiversity within the MOLLUSCS please click here.

 

error: Content is protected !!