Potamididae

Potamididae

Potamididae, common name the horn snails, is a family of small to medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs of the clade Sorbeoconcha.

Distribution

These snails live in tropical and temperate seas worldwide.

Habitat

This family of snails mostly live in the intertidal zone, on mud flats.

Shell description

These are tall-spired shells, with a rounded aperture and a very short siphonal canal.

Genera within the family Polamididae

References

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