Pisania maculosa  Lamarck
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Mollusca / Gastropoda / Sorbeoconcha / Buccinidae
Stained Pisania     Maltese name not known
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Frequency in Malta:
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Habitat is intertidal rocky shores. Shell variable in colour pattern (often in green, brown, yellow and white) and the snail is black. Found in the Mediterranean and Azores only.
Special contributor, data input & photos for the Mollusca section courtesy of Owen Mifsud

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