Turritella ligar

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Turritella ligar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Turritellidae
Subfamily: Turritellinae
Genus: Turritella
Species: T. ligar
Binomial name
Turritella ligar
Deshayes, 1843[1]

Turritella flammulata Kiener, 1843-44

Turritella ligar, common name : the Ligar screw shell, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turritellidae.[2]


The shell grows to a length of 90 mm


This species is distributed in the Atlantic Ocean along Senegal, Guinea and Gabon.


  • Deshayes, G. P., 1843, Anim. S. Vert. 9: 261
  • Bernard, P.A. (Ed.) (1984). Coquillages du Gabon [Shells of Gabon]. Pierre A. Bernard: Libreville, Gabon. 140, 75 plates pp

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