An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Caenogastropoda (Order Unassigned) - Marine Snail Images (Gastropoda)
Cerithioidea  (Superfamily) > Cerithiidae (Family) > Bittiinae (Subfamily) - Needle whelks

Bittium reticulatum (da Costa, 1778) - Needle whelk
Bittium simplex (Jeffreys, 1867) - A Needle whelk

Cerithioidea (Superfamily) > Cerithiidae (Family) > Cerithiinae (Subfamily)

Cerithium litteratum (Born, 1778)
- Stocky cerith or Lettered horn shell (non-native species)

Cerithioidea (Superfamily) > Turritellidae (Family)
- Tower, Auger, Screw shells

Turritella communis (Risso, 1826) - Tower or Auger shell

Epitonioidea (Superfamily) > Epitoniidae (Family)
- Wentletraps

Epitonium clathratulum (Kanmacher in G Adams, 1798)
- Small wentletrap
Epitonium clathrus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Common wentletrap

Epitonium trevelyanum (Thompson W., 1840)
- Trevelyan's wentletrap

Epitonium turtonis (Turton, 1819)
- Turton's wentletrap

Epitonium species comparison -1 (click to view)
Epitonium species comparison -2 (click to view)

Epitonioidea (Superfamily) > Janthinidae (Family)
- Violet snails

Janthina janthina (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Common violet sea-snail (pelagic species)

Janthina exigua Lamarck, 1816 - Ridged violet sea-snail (pelagic species)
Janthina globosa Swainson, 1822 - A Violet sea-snail
(pelagic species)

Janthina pallida W. Thompson, 1840
- Pale violet sea-snail (pelagic species)

Eulimoidea (Superfamily) > Aclididae (Family)

Aclis ascaris (Turton, 1819) - Little aclis
Aclis minor (Brown, 1827) - Glossy aclis

Triphoroidea  (Superfamily) > Cerithiopsidae (Family)

Cerithiopsis jeffreysi Watson, 1885
Cerithiopsis tubercularis - Horn shell (Montagu, 1803)

Triphoroidea (Superfamily) > Triphoridae (Family)

Marshallora adversa (Montagu, 1803)
- Reversed horn shell



Cerithioidea (Superfamily) > Cerithiidae (Family) > Cerithiinae (Subfamily)

Cerithium vulgatum Bruguière, 1792
- Common or Atlantic Cerith (UK HORIZON SPECIES)


Other members of the Caenogastropoda
(Order Unassigned)

From the authors collection of foreign shells,
species not recorded in the United Kingdom.

Cerithioidea (Superfamily) > Cerithiidae (Family) > Cerithiinae (Subfamily)

Cerithium atratum (Born, 1778) - Florida cerith (Brazil)

Cerithium muscarum Say, 1832
- Flyspeck cerith (Florida, USA)

Epitonioidea (Superfamily) > Epitoniidae (Family)

Epitonium angulatum (Say, 1831)
- Angulate wentletrap (Florida, USA)

Gyroscala lamellosa (Lamarck, 1822) - Lamellose, Perplexed or Banded wentletrap (Canary Islands)

Gyroscala rupicola (Kurtz, 1860)
- Brown-band wentletrap (New York, USA)

Caenogastropoda Order Unassigned Marine Snail Images UK Gastropoda