Alvania basteriae

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Alvania basteriae
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Alvania basteriae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Rissoidae
Genus: Alvania
Species: A. basteriae
Binomial name
Alvania basteriae
(Moolenbeek & Faber, 1986)

Cingula basteriae Moolenbeek & Faber, 1987

Alvania basteriae is a species of minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Rissoidae.[1]


The shell grows to a length of 1.4 mm.


This species occurs in European waters along the Canary Islands.


  1. ^ Alvania basteriae (Moolenbeek & Faber, 1986). Gofas, S. (2009). Alvania basteriae (Moolenbeek & Faber, 1986). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at on 9 August 2010.
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

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