Drillia roseola

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Drillia roseola
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Apertural view of a shell of Drillia roseola
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Drilliidae
Genus: Drillia
Species: D. roseola
Binomial name
Drillia roseola
(Hertlein & Strong, 1955) [1]
  • Clavus roseola Parker, 1964
  • Clavus (Cymatosyrinx) roseola Parker, 1964
  • Cymatosyrinx roseola Hertlein & Strong, 1955
  • Drillia rosea (Sowerby, G.B. I, 1834)
  • Pleurotoma rosea Sowerby, G.B. I, 1834

Drillia roseola is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Drilliidae.[2]


The size of an adult shell varies between 15 mm and 31 mm.


This species occurs in the demersal zone of the tropical Eastern Pacific Ocean from Mexico to Ecuador.


  1. ^ Hertlein, L.G. & Strong, A.M. (1955) Marine mollusks collected during the “Askoy” expeditions to Panama, Columbia, and Ecuador in 1941. American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin, 107, 159–318, 3 pls.
  2. ^ a b Drillia roseola (Hertlein & Strong, 1955).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 19 October 2011.

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