Berthelinia chloris

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Berthelinia chloris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

Informal group Opisthobranchia
clade Sacoglossa
clade Oxynoacea

Superfamily: Oxynooidea
Family: Juliidae
Genus: Berthelinia
Species: B. chloris
Binomial name
Berthelinia chloris
(Dall, 1918)
  • Berthelinia chloris belvederica Keen & Smith, 1961
  • Scintilla chloris Dall, 1918 (basionym)

Berthelinia chloris, also known as the green sapsucker,[2] is a species of sea snail with a shell comprising two separate hinged pieces or valves. It is a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Juliidae. [1]


This species is found in the eastern Pacific.[2] The type locality for this species is Baja California, Western Mexico.[3]



  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Berthelinia chloris (Dall, 1918). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-03-09
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  3. ^ Jensen K. R. (November 2007). "Biogeography of the Sacoglossa (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia)". Bonner zoologische Beiträge 55(2006)(3-4): 255–281.
  • Abbott R. T. (1974). American Seashells. The marine mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. II edit. Van Nostrand, New York 663 p. + 24 pl: page(s): 341