Berthelinia rottnesti

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Berthelinia rottnesti
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. rottnesti
Binomial name
Berthelinia rottnesti
Jensen, 1993

Berthelinia rottnesti 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. [1]

Distribution[edit]

The type locality for this species is Rottnest Island, Southwestern Australia.[2]

Description[edit]

Berthelinia rottnesti is approximately 6 mm.[3]

Ecology[edit]

This species can be found in algae and seaweed beds.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Berthelinia rottnesti Jensen, 1993. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=492594 on 2012-03-09
  2. ^ Jensen K. R. (November 2007). "Biogeography of the Sacoglossa (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia)". Bonner zoologische Beiträge 55(2006)(3-4): 255–281.
  3. ^ Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review By R. N. Gibson, Margaret Barnes, p.92
  4. ^ http://www.sealifebase.org/Ecology/FishEcologySummary.php?stockcode=4764&genusname=Berthelinia&speciesname=rottnesti&lang=bahasa