Pupa alvearia Dillwyn, 1817

Original Description

ALVEARIA. 110. Shell cylindrical, obtuse at both ends, and obliquely striated; aperture semi-ovate, one-toothed, and the inside white.

Bulimus fusus.  Bruguiere Enc. Meth. p. 348

Lister Conch. T. 588, f. 49. Seba, iii. T. 55. f. 21, the furthest shell on the right hand.

Inhabits St. Domingo and Guadeloupe, and is a land shell.


Shell about an inch or an inch and a quarter long, and not much more than one-fourth as broad, with seven or eight obliquely striated whirls; the colour is white, both inside and out.

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