BIOTIC Species Information for Truncatella subcylindrica
Researched byNicola White Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDennis R. Seaward
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandRecorded from Pagham Harbour, West Sussex; The Solent, Isle of Wight, The Fleet, Dorset and St Mawes Bay, Cornwall.
Global distributionFrom the Channel coasts of France and Britain to the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and on the Canaries, Madeira and Azores.
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth rangeInsufficient information
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional InformationFormerly known from 12 sites in Britain, from Porthcurno along the south coast to the rivers Orwell and Deben, Suffolk. Presently known to be living in only five locations. It is a southern species which reaches its most northerly distribution in Britain. Paludinella litorina, Ovatella myosotis and Leucophytia bidentata are associates.

Substratum preferencesGravel / shingle
Physiographic preferencesEstuary
Isolated saline water (Lagoon)
Biological zoneUpper Littoral Fringe
Lower Littoral Fringe
Wave exposureSheltered
Tidal stream strength/Water flowVery Weak (negligible)
SalinityVariable (18-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Barnes, 1994, Killeen & Light, 1998, Fretter & Graham, 1978, Seaward, 1991,
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