Abyssochrysos brasilianus

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Abyssochrysos brasilianus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
Superfamily: Abyssochrysoidea
Family: Abyssochrysidae
Genus: Abyssochrysos
Species: A. brasilianus
Binomial name
Abyssochrysos brasilianus
Bouchet, 1991[1]

Abyssochrysos brasilianum Bouchet, 1991 (incorrect gender ending)

Abyssochrysos brasilianus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Abyssochrysidae.[2]


continental slope off southeastern Brazil[1]


The maximum recorded shell length is 23.6 mm.[3]


Minimum recorded depth is 620 m.[3] Maximum recorded depth is 1540 m.[3]


  1. ^ a b Bouchet P. (1991). "New records and new species of Abyssochrysos (Mollusca, Caenogastropoda). Journal of Natural History 25(2): 305-313. doi:10.1080/00222939100770221.
  2. ^ a b Abyssochrysos brasilianus Bouchet, 1991.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 14 December 2011.
  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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