Lopheliella rockallensis

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Lopheliella rockallensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea (superfamily)
Family: Skeneidae
Genus: Lopheliella
Species: L. rockallensis
Binomial name
Lopheliella rockallensis
Hoffman, van Heugten & Lavaleye, 2008[1]

Lopheliella rockallensis is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Skeneidae.[2]

Description[edit]

The species is described as having a cyrtoconoid outline, with a height of 2.7 mm, width 2.3 mm and an elevated convex spire with slightly inflated, regularly growing whorls, averaging 4.5 in number.[3]

Distribution[edit]

Specimens were recovered from water at depths between 500 and 1500 metres in a small rectangle on the southeastern flank of the Rockall Bank in the North Atlantic Ocean.[3]

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