Agatha (gastropod)

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

Agatha georgiana (Hutton 1885) Agatha virgo (Weisbord, 1962)

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]

There are only two known Species in this genus, these include:

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