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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Family: Larocheidae
Genus: Bathyxylophila
B. A. Marshall, 1988
Type species
Bathyxylophila excelsa B. A. Marshall, 1988

Bathyxylophila is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Larocheidae.[1]


Species within the genus Bathyxylophila include:[1]


  1. ^ a b Rosenberg, G. (2012). Bathyxylophila B. A. Marshall, 1988. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2013-03-16
  2. ^ Seashells od New South Wales: Bathyxylophila peroniana
  • Marshall B.A. 1988. Skeneidae, Vitrinellidae and Orbitestellidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) associated with biogenic substrata from bathyal depths off New Zealand and New South Wales. Journal of Natural History, 22(4): 949-1004
  • Kano, Y. 2008: Vetigastropod phylogeny and a new concept of Seguenzioidea: Independent evolution of copulatory organs in the deep-sea habitats. Zoologica Scripta 37: 1-21.
  • Aktipis, S.W., Giribet, G. 2012: Testing relationships among the vetigastropod taxa: A molecular approach. Journal of Molluscan Studies 78: 12-27.

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