Assiminea ovata

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Assiminea ovata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Assimineidae
Genus: Assiminea
Species: A. ovata
Binomial name
Assiminea ovata
(Krauss, 1848)
  • Assiminea bifasciata Nevill, 1880
  • Assiminea capensis Bartsch, 1915

Assiminea ovata is a species of minute operculate snail, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Assimineidae.[1]


This species occurs in the Indian Ocean off Mozambique and South Africa.


  1. ^ a b Assiminea ovata . WoRMS (2009). Assiminea ovata. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at on 3 July 2012.
  • Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp. page(s): 51

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