Architectonica perspectiva

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Architectonica perspectiva
Architectonica sp. (Marine snail).jpg
A live individual of Architectonica perspectiva
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
informal group Lower Heterobranchia
Superfamily: Architectonicoidea
Family: Architectonicidae
Genus: Architectonica
Species: A. perspectiva
Binomial name
Architectonica perspectiva

Solarium perspectivum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Architectonica perspectiva, common name the clear or perspective sundial shell, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Architectonicidae, which are known as the staircase shells or sundials.

A shell of Architectonica perspectiva.
Museum specimens. Naturalis


  1. ^ "World Register of Marine Species". 2009. Retrieved 14 March 2010.

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