Clypeomorus bifasciatus persica

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Drawing by Nasser AlZayani (2017)

Phylum: Mollusca, Class: Gastropda, Family: Cerithiidae

Species: Clypeomorus bifasciatus persica

Description: A short sharp shell with a  slightly rounded last body whorl leading to medium sized oval aperture. The whorls are decorated with large rounded ‘warty’ nodules in spiral lines of about 3 per whorl. The nodules are white to cream on a black or brown background. Typical size: L19mm W 9mm

Information Source: Bahrain First National Report to the CBD (2006); Bahrain Seashells (1994)