Javanna Shells Unique Tropic Turrid shell

Javanna Shells

Turricula javana, common name the Java turrid, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Clavatulidae.

The size of an adult shell varies between 1 to 2 3/4 inches. The whorls are angular and tuberculated in the middle. These tubercles develop from more or less indistinct oblique folds or ribs, everywhere closely encircled by striae. The color of the shell is light yellowish brown, the tubercles lighter.

(REF: George Washington Tryon, Manual of Conchology vol. VI p. 237)

The Javana species has dwell across the Indo-Pacific region, going from East Africa and Pakistan to Queensland, Australia; off Vietnam and in the South China Sea

Scientific classification

Domain: Eukaryota

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Gastropoda

Subclass: Caenogastropoda

Order: Neogastropoda

Super family: Conoidea

Family: Clavatulidae

Genus: Turricula

Species: T. javana

Binomial name: Turricula Javana

(Linnaeus, 1767)


One Javana Shell 3/8 to 1 2/8 inch...... .03