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Lodderia coatsiana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Superfamily  Trochoidea
Rank  Species
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Vetigastropoda
Family  Skeneidae
Lodderia coatsiana

Lodderia coatsiana is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Skeneidae.

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Description

The height of the shell attains 2.25 mm. This is a small, solid, white shell with a deep umbilicus, elegantly sculptured. It contains 4 whorls, with two apical sleek, white whorls. The two others are aequicostate with smooth, thickened, subflexuous ribs. The penultimate whorl is very flat. The last whorl has four spiral keels, with a blunt keel below the sutures, two at the periphery. The aperture is round.

Distribution

This marine species occurs in the Magellanic Strait off Argentina at a depth of about 100 m.

References

Lodderia coatsiana Wikipedia


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