Turritella hookeri

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Turritella hookeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Turritellidae
Subfamily: Turritellinae
Genus: Turritella
Species: T. hookeri
Binomial name
Turritella hookeri
Reeve, 1849[1]

Turritella hookeri is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turritellidae.[2]

Distribution[edit]

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 36 mm.[3]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 9 m.[3] Maximum recorded depth is 156 m.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reeve, 1849 Conch. Icon. 5 (Turritella, Mesalia, Eglisia). World Register of Marine Species, Retrieved 17 May 2010.
  2. ^ Turritella hookeri Reeve, 1849.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 May 2010.
  3. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.

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