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Schwartziella chesnelii

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Rissoinidae
Scientific name  Schwartziella chesnelii
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Rissooidea
Genus  Schwartziella
Rank  Species

Schwartziella chesnelii is a species of minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Rissoinidae.

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Distribution

This species occurs in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the Lesser Antilles; in the Atlantic Ocean off North Carolina.

Description

The maximum recorded shell length is 6 mm.

Habitat

Minimum recorded depth is 4 m. Maximum recorded depth is 57 m.

References

Schwartziella chesnelii Wikipedia


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