Specimen collected by Celia Pain from St. Martins Flats Isle of Scilly. Length = 22mm.
<em>Moerella donacina</em> (Linnaeus, 1758)
Norway south to the Mediterranean and into the Black Sea
Coarse sand / shell gravel where it feeds on organic detritus picked up through the siphon.
Fragile shell up to about 2.5cm in length. It is generally white in colour with pale pink radiating streaks. Sculpture of concentric lines. Pallial sinus very deep, nearly reaching the anterior muscle scar. Cruciform muscle scars generally not visible.