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Gibbula racketti

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Superfamily  Trochoidea
Scientific name  Gibbula racketti
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Vetigastropoda
Family  Trochidae
Rank  Species
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Similar  Gibbula fanulum, Gibbula spratti, Gibbula albida, Gibbula ardens, Gibbula varia

Gibbula racketti is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Trochidae, the top snails.

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Description

The size of the shell varies between 4 mm and 8 mm. This species form differs from typical Gibbula tumida in the constant smaller size, fewer whorls (4 to 5), and generally more solid and deeply colored shell. It is variable in proportions, frequently as broad or broader than long.

Distribution

This species occurs in the Mediterranean Sea and in the Atlantic Ocean off Portugal.

References

Gibbula racketti Wikipedia


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