Epitonium Scalare Shell
Epitonium scalare, common name the precious wentletrap, is a predatory or ectoparasitic species of marine gastropod with an operculum, in the family Epitoniidae, the wentletraps(REF: Epitonium scalare (Linnaeus, 1758) The Precious Wentletrap").
These species are found in the Red Sea, in the Indian Ocean along Madagascar and South Africa, in the South West Pacific Ocean and along Fiji Islands and Japan.
They dwell in sandy subtidal zones.
Adult shells grow on average between 1 to 3 inches
The shell of Epitonium scalare has sculpture consisting of raised ribs that are known as costae
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
informal group Ptenoglossa
Super family: Epitonioidea
Species: E. scalare
Binomial name: Epitonium Scalare
One Epitonium Scalare shell 5/8 to 2 inches...... OUT OF STOCK