Rubellatoma rubella

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Rubellatoma rubella
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Mangeliidae
Genus: Rubellatoma
Species: R. rubella
Binomial name
Rubellatoma rubella
(Kurtz & Stimpson, 1851)
  • Kurtziella rubella (Kurtz & Stimpson, 1851)
  • Mangelia rubella Kurtz & Stimpson, 1851 (original combination)

Rubellatoma rubella, common name the reddish mangelia, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Mangeliidae.[1]


The length of the shell varies between 6 mm and 11 mm.


R. rubella can be found in Atlantic waters, ranging from the coast of North Carolina south to Brazil.;[2] in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.


  1. ^ a b Rubellatoma rubella (Kurtz & Stimpson, 1851).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 11 August 2011.
  2. ^ Tunnell, John W., Jr., Felder, Darryl L., & Earle, Sylvia A., eds. Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota, Volume 1: Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, 2009. 667.

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