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Skenea trochoides

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Superfamily  Trochoidea
Scientific name  Skenea trochoides
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Vetigastropoda
Family  Skeneidae
Rank  Species
Skenea trochoides
People also search for  Skenea peterseni, Skenea, Skeneidae

Skenea trochoides is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Skeneidae.

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G.W. Tryon thought this species was a synonym of Cyclostrema peterseni Frielle, 1877 (now a synonym of Skenea peterseni (Friele, 1877))

Description

The size of the shell varies between 2 mm and 3 mm. The white shell is perforate, somewhat solid. It is opaque, smooth, and shining. The base of the shell contains sometimes a few faint oblique, curved lines;. The four whorls are convex and have a deep suture. The columellar lip is vertical, forming a slight angle with the outer lip at their junction.

Distribution

This species occurs in Arctic waters and in the northern Atlantic Ocean off Greenland, the Faroes and Scandinavia at depts between 60 m and 160 m.

References

Skenea trochoides Wikipedia


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