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Guraleus ornatus
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Original image of a shell of Guraleus ornatus
Scientific classification

Mangilia alucinans var. ornata G. B. Sowerby III, 1896 (basionym)

Guraleus ornatus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Mangeliidae.


The length of the shell attains 8.5 mm, its diameter 3 mm.

Originally described by Sowerby III as a variety of Mangilia alucinans (synonym of Guraleus alucinans), but with a longer spire and with red spots on the ribs. .


This marine species is endemic to Australia and can be found off South Australia.

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