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Elongate Janthina

Janthina umbilicata d'Orbigny 1841

Janthina umbilicata

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Janthina umbilicata, also known as the elongate janthina, is a species of holoplanktonic sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Epitoniidae, the violet snails or purple storm snails.[1]

Description

The maximum recorded shell length is 9.5 mm.[2]

Habitat

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 0 m.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Janthina umbilicata d'Orbigny, 1841. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=225271 on 2019-10-09
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.
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Janthina umbilicata: Brief Summary

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Janthina umbilicata, also known as the elongate janthina, is a species of holoplanktonic sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Epitoniidae, the violet snails or purple storm snails.

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