Weinkauffia turgidula
Weinkauffia turgidula
Weinkauffia turgidula - lateral view
Weinkauffia turgidula - underside
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Weinkauffia turgidula (Forbes, 1844)
CEPHALASPIDEA
Small sized mollusc with a semi-transparent external shell. Shell is mottled with white patches and brown irregularly broken lines.The aperture (opening) is elongated and wide; spire involute. Cephalic shield is mottled with white spots, brown and black areas. Cephalic tentacles are present and incompletely folded and a pair of posterior pointed flaps covers the anterior part of the shell. The posterior lobe is reduced and partially visible laterally. Single specimen.

Size: 3mm, the specimen was found on algae in shallow water.

Identified by Dominique Horst
Underside view of same
3mm Qajjenza <1m depth 22/8/93
3mm Qajjenza <1m depth 22/8/93
Lateral view
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