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Longchaeus insularum

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Clade  Euthyneura
Rank  Species
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Heterobranchia
Clade  Panpulmonata
Longchaeus insularum

Longchaeus insularum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies.

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Description

The shell has a yellowish color, banded and spotted with chestnut, with fine longitudinal white raised strigations, appearing like low rounded riblets, with occasional darker macillations, especially on the base. The whorls of the teleoconch are flattened. The suture and periphery are channeled. The aperture is channeled at the base. The columella is straight, three plaited. The length of the shell is 15 mm.

Distribution

This species occurs in the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii.

References

Longchaeus insularum Wikipedia


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