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Plesiotrochus souverbianus P. Fischer 1878

Plesiotrochus souverbianus

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Plesiotrochus souverbianus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Plesiotrochidae.[1]

According to Strong & Bouchet (2008) is Plesiotrochus souverbianus a synonym of Plesiotrochus unicinctus.[2]

Description

The height of the shell varies between 3 mm and 14 mm. The perforate shell is spirally striate, rather indistinctly longitudinally ribbed. The ribs are low and wide, rounded, and undulate the peripheral carina. The aperture is produced below into a short, narrow canal. The color of the shell is yellowish white, with thread-like spiral purplish lines interrupted by the ribs and generally arranged in pairs. There is a purple articulated line at the suture and the periphery, another one on the base.[3]

Distribution

This marine species occurs in the Red Sea; and off the Philippines, Hawaii, Japan

References

  1. ^ a b Rosenberg, G. (2013). Plesiotrochus souverbianus Fischer, 1878. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216716 on 2013-06-28
  2. ^ Janssen R. et al. Gastropods of the Northern Red Sea : Caenogastropoda: Sorbeoconcha, Littorhinomorpha; Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. Serie A für Mineralogie und Petrographie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Anthropologie und Prähistorie, 113. Bd., (2011), pp. 373–509
  3. ^ Tryon (1887), Manual of Conchology IX – Solariidae (by William B. Marshall), Ianthinidae, Trichotropidae, Scalariidae, Cerithiidae, Rissoidae, Littorinidae
  • Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp

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Plesiotrochus souverbianus: Brief Summary

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Plesiotrochus souverbianus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Plesiotrochidae.

According to Strong & Bouchet (2008) is Plesiotrochus souverbianus a synonym of Plesiotrochus unicinctus.

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