New size record for Stramonita brasiliensis (Gastropoda, Muricidae) from southeastern Brazil
Natan C. Pedro¹, Daniel C. Cavallari², Luiz R. Simone¹
¹ Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
² Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.
The muricid subfamily Rapaninae comprises predominantly tropical marine gastropods widely recognized as active predators. They are usually found in intertidal areas restricted to the upper strata of rocky shore environments, and are thus often exposed to desiccation and thermal stress (Vermeij & Carlson 2000; Veiga et al. 2016). They play an important role in the ecological structuring of coastal communities due to their predatory activity, usually feeding on bivalves and smaller gastropods, among other prey (Tan 1995; Vermeij & Carlson 2000). (…)
Cite as: Pedro N.C., Cavallari D.C. & Simone L.R.L. (2021) New size record for Stramonita brasiliensis (Gastropoda, Muricidae) from southeastern Brazil. Strombus 27(1–2): 1–3.
Publication date: 30 July 2021.