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(de Blainville, 1825)

Description (shell):
Shell similar to Euspira pulchella but with distinct, slightly channelled sutures. Outer lip arises tangential to last whorl, initially slightly concave; umbilicus elongate, partially occluded by inner lip, which is narrowed by groove passing into umbilicus, but not interrupted as in Euspira montagui (E. fusca-drawing).

Up to 25 x 20 mm.

Periostracum often retained over large part of shell, which is chestnut-brown.

Body as in Euspira pulchella ; anterior margin of propodium rounded.

Sublittoral, on muddy sand to 165 m.

Not common. Distributed from Mediterranean to western Channel, west coasts of Ireland and Scotland (Distr. E. fusca).

Euspira fusca