Bathytoma visagei

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Bathytoma visagei
Bathytoma visagei 003.jpg
Apertural view of a shell of Bathytoma visagei
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Borsoniidae
Genus: Bathytoma
Species: B. visagei
Binomial name
Bathytoma visagei
Kilburn, 1973
Synonyms[1]
  • Bathytoma (Parabathytoma) visagei Kilburn, 1973 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Bathytoma visagei var. decorata Ardovini, 2015 (unavailable: established as a "variety")
  • Parabathytoma visagei Kilburn, 1973

Bathytoma visagei is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Borsoniidae.[1]

Description[edit]

The length of the shell varies between 60 mm and 75 mm.

Distribution[edit]

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

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bathytoma visagei Kilburn, 1973.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 13 August 2011.
  • Kilburn R.N. (1973). Notes on some benthic Mollusca from Natal and Moçambique with descriptions of new species and subspecies of Calliostoma, Solariella, Latiaxis, Babylonia, Fusinus, Bathytoma and Conus. Annals of the Natal Museum. 21(3): 557-578.