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False Cowries,  family Ovulidae Fleming, 1822

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Subfamily:  Aclyvolvinae  Fehse, 2007


Hiatavolva rugosa
       

Subfamily:  Prionovolvinae  Fehse, 2007


Calpurnus verrucosus

Cuspivolva formosa

Cuspivolva tigris

Dentiovula sp. 01

Diminovula alabaster

Diminovula culmen

Diminovula margarita

Primovula panthera

Primovula rosewateri

Prionovolva brevis

Prosimnia semperi
       

Subfamily:  Ovulinae  Fleming, 1828


Ovula ovum

Phenacovolva subreflexa

Phenacovolva rosea
   
Species of the family Ovulidae Fleming, 1822 are sometimes mistaken for seaslugs, especially when the shell is covered by the large colourful mantle. Let me quote Bill Rudman:
"One easy way to separate snails from slugs is to look for their eyes. If they are raised from the skin like this then they are a snail. If the eyes are embedded in the skin they are an opisthobranch."
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 3 August 2017, Ovulidae  Fleming, 1822
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Look-alike/Ovulidae/Ovulidae.htm