Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Mollusca
Class
Gastropoda
Subclass
Caenogastropoda
Order
Neogastropoda
Family
Marginellidae
Genus
Volvarina
Species
avena
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
0 meters
Max Depth
80 meters
Overall Geographic Range
N. Carolina to Brazil; Bermuda
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • carnivore (includes scavengers)
  • soft substrate (muds, sands, clays)