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Onustus exuta (陽傘螺)

1. Found mainly on the silt bottoms of the sea at depths of 18 to 340 meters. 2. Onustus exuta belongs to the Xenophoridae family and possesses the characteristic practice of attaching itself to empty shells or nearby stones. This feature is unique to the family, with only the young owning the habit. As a result, adhesive is only found on the apex of the shell. 


Digital Archives Project of Mesogastropoda mollusks, National Taiwan Museum