Nucella emarginata: emarginate dog winkle, The Race Rocks Taxonomy


The habitat of Nucella, on the middle intertidal


Anita inspects the Nucella clustered in this area.

Domain Eukarya
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: mollusca
Class: gastropoda
Superfamily :Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Ocenebrinae
Genus: Nucella
Species: emarginata
Common Name: emarginate dog winkle

Other Members of the Phylum Mollusca at Race Rocks.

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