Propebela fidicula

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Propebela fidicula
Propebela fidicula 001.jpg
Drawing of a shell of Propebela fidicula
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Mangeliidae
Genus: Propebela
P. fidicula
Binomial name
Propebela fidicula
(A.A. Gould, 1849)
  • Bela fidicula (Gould, 1849)
  • Fusus fidicula Gould, 1849 (original combination)
  • Lora fidicula (Gould, 1849)
  • Oenopota fidicula (Gould, 1849)

Propebela fidicula is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Mangeliidae.[1]


The length of the shell attains 11.5 mm

The dirty white shell contains 7 broadly shouldered whorls. These show; about twenty-four longitudinal plications, crossed and decussated by more crowded delicate revolving lines.[2]


This marine species occurs from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska to the Salish Sea and the Puget Sound.


  • A.A. Gould (1849), Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., vol. 3, p. 141
  • Bogdanov, IP. "New Species of Gastropods of the genus Oenopotina (Gastropoda, Turridae) from the Far-East Seas of the USSR." Zoologichesky Zhurnal 64.3 (1985): 448-453.

External links[edit]

  • Dall, William Healey. Summary of the marine shellbearing mollusks of the northwest coast of America: from San Diego, California, to the Polar Sea, mostly contained in the collection of the United States National Museum, with illustrations of hitherto unfigured species. No. 112. Govt. print. off., 1921 This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  • Tucker, J.K. (2004). "Catalog of recent and fossil turrids (Mollusca: Gastropoda)" (PDF). Zootaxa. 682: 1–1295.
  • "Propebela fidicula". Retrieved 16 January 2019.