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Cerodrillia carminura

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Clade  Hypsogastropoda
Scientific name  Cerodrillia carminura
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Caenogastropoda
Clade  Neogastropoda
Rank  Species

Cerodrillia carminura is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Drilliidae.

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Description

The shell grows to a length of 12 mm, its diameter 4 mm.

The shell has seven whorls beside the protoconch. It is of a lemonade color. It shows nine ribs on the penultimate whorl, rather straighter than in the type Cerodrillia thea and less swollen on the periphery.

Distribution

This marine species occurs in deep water in the Gulf of Mexico and off West Florida and Barbados.

References

Cerodrillia carminura Wikipedia


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