Twin Keeled Top Shell

Notogibbula preissiana

Notogibbula preissiana - Twin Keeled Top Shell
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Size: 9 mm

Distribution: All SA coastal and gulf waters

Habitat: Rocky reef and coast, under rocks

Depth: Lower intertidal to subtidal

Notogibbula preissiana - Twin Keeled Top Shell
Notogibbula preissiana - Twin Keeled Top Shell
Notogibbula preissiana - Twin Keeled Top Shell
Notogibbula preissiana - Twin Keeled Top Shell
Notogibbula preissiana - Twin Keeled Top Shell

This pale, flattened snail gets its common name from the two distinct ridges toward its outer edge. It is distinctly patterened with thick brown stripes on the ridges, and wavy radial lines on the whorls in between