Berthelinia caribbea

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Berthelinia caribbea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

Informal group Opisthobranchia
clade Sacoglossa
clade Oxynoacea

Superfamily: Oxynooidea
Family: Juliidae
Genus: Berthelinia
Species: B. caribbea
Binomial name
Berthelinia caribbea
Edmunds, 1963

Berthelinia caribbea is a species of a sea snail with a shell comprising two separate hinged pieces or valves. It is a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Juliidae.

Distribution[edit]

The type locality for this species is Port Royal, Jamaica.[1]

Description[edit]

This species has a translucent greenish colour. There may be a few brown lines on the body and the head.[2]

Ecology[edit]

Berthelinia caribbea feeds on Caulerpa verticillata.[2]

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