Africolaria wattersae

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Africolaria wattersae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Fasciolariidae
Subfamily: Fasciolariinae
Genus: Africolaria
Species: A. wattersae
Binomial name
Africolaria wattersae
(Kilburn, 1974)
  • Fasciolaria (Pleuroploca) wattersae Kilburn, 1974 (basionym)
  • Fasciolaria wattersae Kilburn, 1974
  • Pleuroploca wattersae (Kilburn, 1974)

Africolaria wattersae is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fasciolariidae, the spindle snails, the tulip snails and their allies.[1]



This marine species occurs off South Africa.


  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Africolaria wattersae (Kilburn, 1974). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-08-25
  • Kilburn, R.N. (1974) Taxonomic notes on South African marine Mollusca (3): Gastropoda: Prosobranchia, with descriptions of new taxa of Naticidae, Fasciolariidae, Magilidae, Volutomitridae and Turridae. Annals of the Natal Museum, 22, 187–220
  • Marais J.P. & R.N. Kilburn (2010) Fasciolariidae. pp. 106–137, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp.
  • Snyder M.A., Vermeij G.J. & Lyons W.G. (2012) The genera and biogeography of Fasciolariinae (Gastropoda, Neogastropoda, Fasciolariidae). Basteria 76(1-3): 31-70.

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