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Leucorhynchia punctata (Jousseaume 1872)

Leucorhynchia punctata

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Leucorhynchia punctata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Skeneidae.[1]

Description

The shell has a diameter of 2.5 mm. The solid, yellowish white, subtranslucent shell has a depressed convex shape. It is more flattened below. The umbilicus is almost covered. The surface is covered by microscopic, close granular spiral striae, more apparent at the suture and around the umbilicus.[2]

Distribution

This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off Angola,[1] São Tomé and Príncipe, Ghana and Guinea.[3]

References

  • Jousseaume, F. (1872). Etude des genres Teinostoma, Cyclostrema et Skenea. Revue et Magasin de Zoologie. ser. 2, 23: 388-396.

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Leucorhynchia punctata: Brief Summary

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Leucorhynchia punctata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Skeneidae.

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