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Solariella periscopia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Superfamily  Trochoidea
Scientific name  Solariella periscopia
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Vetigastropoda
Family  Solariellidae
Rank  Species

Solariella periscopia is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Solariellidae. It is commonly referred to as the "look-around solarelle", and was first described in 1927.

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Distribution

This species occurs in the Western Atlantic Ocean (North Carolina, the Bahamas), the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.

Description

The maximum recorded shell length is 3 mm.

Habitat

Minimum recorded depth is 46 m. Maximum recorded depth is 95 m.

References

Solariella periscopia Wikipedia


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