Species under Janthina
n= 7
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Janthina courcellei
Mabille & Rochebrune, 1889
Western Atlantic 0.2
Janthina exigua
Lamarck, 1816
dwarf janthina Atlantic, Pacific and the Mediterranean 1.53
Janthina globosa
Swainson, 1822
elongate janthina Pacific Ocean, Atlantic, and Mediterranean Sea 2
Janthina janthina
(Linnaeus, 1758)
janthina Atlantic, Pacific and the Mediterranean 3.7
Janthina pallida
Thompson, 1840
pale janthina Western Central Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean 2.4
Janthina prolongata
Blainville, 1822
globose violet snail North Pacific
Janthina umbilicata
d'Orbigny, 1841
small violet snail Atlantic Ocean and Indo-Pacific 0.95
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