Bacteridium resticulum

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Bacteridium resticulum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
Superfamily: Pyramidelloidea
Family: Pyramidellidae
Genus: Bacteridium
Species: B. resticulum
Binomial name
Bacteridium resticulum
(Dall, 1889) [1]
  • Ebala resticula (Dall, 1889)
  • Pyramidella resticula (Dall, 1889)
  • Stylopsis resticula (Dall, 1889)
  • Turbonilla bermudensis auct. non Dall & Bartsch, 1911
  • Turbonilla octona Guppy, 1896
  • Turbonilla resticula Dall, 1889

Bacteridium resticulum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies. The species remains within the Bacteridium genus of gastropods, with the exception of the other three related species being Bacteridium bermudense, Bacteridium carinatum and Bacteridium vittatum.[2][3]


The length of the shell measures approximately 3.5 mm, other species within this genus all measure roughly the same measurements.


This species occurs in many geographical locations around vast marine terrains throughout the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, these include the following locations:[2]


  1. ^ Dall, W. H. (1889). Reports on the results of dredgings, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78) and in the Caribbean Sea (1879-80), by the U. S. Coast Survey Steamer 'Blake; Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 18: 1-492, pls. 10-40
  2. ^ a b c Rosenberg, G. (2011). Bacteridium resticulum (Dall, 1889). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2011-10-26
  3. ^ Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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