Specimen collected by W.Fowler. JECooper Coll from Oban. Length = 9mm.
<em>Palliolum furtivum</em> (Lovén, 1846)
UncommonDistributed from northern Norway to the Iberian Peninsula and into the Mediterranean
Lives on muddy or gravelly sand where it filter feeds.
Fragile shell up to 2cm in length. The colour is variable and can include white, cream, pink, orange, brown and purple. The surface of the shell is smooth sculptured only with fine radiating and concentric lines.