Biology:Pomaulax spiratus

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Short description: Species of gastropod

Pomaulax spiratus
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Trochida
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Turbinidae
Genus: Pomaulax
P. spiratus
Binomial name
Pomaulax spiratus
(Dall, 1911)
  • Astraea spirata (Dall, 1911)
  • Pachypoma inaequale spiratum Dall, 1911

Pomaulax spiratus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turbinidae, the turban snails.[1][2]


This species occurs in the Gulf of California, Western Mexico


  1. 1.0 1.1 Bouchet, P. (2012). Pomaulax spiratus (Dall, 1911). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-09-01
  2. Alf A. & Kreipl K. (2011) The family Turbinidae. Subfamilies Turbininae Rafinesque, 1815 and Prisogasterinae Hickman & McLean, 1990. In: G.T. Poppe & K. Groh (eds), A Conchological Iconography. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. pp. 1-82, pls 104-245.

External links

Wikidata ☰ Q7227234 entry