Bursa lamarckii

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Bursa lamarckii
Bursa lamarckii.jpg
Apertural view of Bursa lamarckii (Deshayes, 1853)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Tonnoidea
Family: Bursidae
Genus: Bursa
Species: B. lamarckii
Binomial name
Bursa lamarckii
(Deshayes, 1853)
Synonyms[1]
  • Bursa angioyorum Parth, 1990
  • Bursa muehlhaeusseri Parth, 1990
  • Ranella lamarckii Deshayes, 1853 (basionym)
  • Bufonaria lamarckii (Deshayes, 1853)
  • Bursa lamarkii (Deshayes, 1853) (misspelling)

Bursa lamarckii, common name : Lamarck's frog shell, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Bursidae, the frog shells.[1]

Description[edit]

The shell size varies between 33mm and 80 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species is distributed in the Red Sea and in the central and west Indo-Pacific region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bursa lamarckii (Deshayes, 1853). WoRMS (2010). Bursa lamarckii (Deshayes, 1853). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=476453 on 30 October 2010.
  • Sheppard, A (1984). The molluscan fauna of Chagos (Indian Ocean) and an analysis ot its broad distribution patterns. Coral Reefs 3: 43-50.

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