Osteopelta

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Osteopelta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Lepetelloidea
Family: Osteopeltidae
Genus: Osteopelta
Marshall, 1987[1]
Type species
Osteopelta mirabilis B.A. Marshall, 1987

Osteopelta is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Osteopeltidae.[2]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Osteopelta include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marshall B. A.(1987). "Osteopeltidae (Mollusca:Gastropoda): A new family of limpets associated with whalebone in the deep-sea". Journal of Molluscan Studies 53(2): 121-127. doi:10.1093/mollus/53.2.121.
  2. ^ Osteopelta Marshall, 1987.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 11 April 2010.
  3. ^ Osteopelta ceticola Warén, 1989.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 11 April 2010.
  4. ^ Osteopelta mirabilis Marshall, 1987.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 11 April 2010.

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