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Carpenter, 1858

Shell curved and glossy. Apex sealed by a pointed, calcareous plug. The outer surface of the tube is completely smooth and the shell has a smaller diameter than Caecum trachea .

Up to 2 mm.

White. Periostracum light or dark brown.

Living interstitial between grains of coarse to medium sand in the infralittoral.

As far north as northern Brittany along the Atlantic coast. Probably not reaching the North Sea.

Caecum clarkii