Adelomelon brasiliana

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Adelomelon brasiliana
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A. brasiliana
Binomial name
Adelomelon brasiliana
(Lamarck, 1811)
Synonyms[1]

Voluta colocynthis Dillwyn, 1817

Adelomelon brasiliana is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Volutidae, the volutes.[1]

Description[edit]

Adelomelon brasiliana produces hundreds of translucent orbs. They are firm to the touch but filled with a thick gelatinous liquid. The eggs might look alien to the eye. Adelomelon brasiliana is located in South Brazil, through Uruguay to Northern Argentina.

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  1. ^ a b Adelomelon brasiliana (Lamarck, 1811).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.

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