Vaceuchelus cretaceus

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Vaceuchelus cretaceus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Seguenzioidea
Family: Chilodontidae
Genus: Vaceuchelus
Species: V. cretaceus
Binomial name
Vaceuchelus cretaceus
Herbert, 2012[1]

Euchelus scrobiculatus non Souverbie, 1866

Vaceuchelus cretaceus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chilodontidae.[2]


The height of the whitish to dirty buff shell attains 8.5 mm. The shell has an elevated turbiniform shape with 4.5 to 5 whorls. The columella has a typical low, rounded swelling at its base.


This species occurs in the southwestern Indian Ocean, off Réunion, Southern Mozambique and Northern KwaZulu-Natal


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