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Gibbula cineraria (Linnaeus, 1758) northern morphotype
Gibbula cineraria (Linnaeus, 1758) northern morphotype
Description COPYRIGHT  2014 I.F.Smith ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Illustrated detailed species account at https://www.flickr.com/photos/56388191@N08/collections/ .
Breadth of specimens similar (left 13.2mm, right 14.7mm), but right specimen has much higher (14.1mm) “beehive” profile than the one on the left (9.6mm high). Menai Strait, Wales. February 2014. Northern morph of species; markedly different from southern morph which occurs from Basque coast southwards (excepting Galicia, where some northern features reappear).
 
Author Smith, Ian ·  JPG file - 41.45 kB - 600 x 352 pixels added on 2014-05-13844 viewsAfReMaS taxaDigital photo, part of species Gibbula cineraria (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Steromphala cineraria (Linnaeus, 1758) © 2014 Smith, Ian
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