Agatha (gastropod)

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Agatha
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Heterobranchia
Clade: Euthyneura
Clade: Panpulmonata
Superfamily: Pyramidelloidea
Family: Pyramidellidae
Genus: Agatha (gastropod)
A. Adams, 1860[1]
Type species
Agatha virgo A. Adams, 1860
Species

See text

Synonyms

Amathis A. Adams, 1861 (objective synonym)

Agatha is a small genus of minute sea snails or marine gastropod mollusks within the subfamily Syrnolinae, which is a part of the family Pyramidellidae.[2]

They have bilateral symmetry, and only have endoderm and ectoderm tissues.[citation needed]

The species of this genus are ectoparasites on other invertebrates.

Distribution[edit]

  • Marine

Species[edit]

Species brought into synonymy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adams A. (1860). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3)6: 422.
  2. ^ Rosenberg, G. (2012). Agatha A. Adams, 1860. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=599126 on 2012-08-27