Berthelinia limax

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Berthelinia limax
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. lima
Binomial name
Berthelinia limax
(Kawaguti & Baba, 1959)

Tamanovalva limax Kawaguti & Baban, 1959 (basionym)

Berthelinia limax is a species of a sea snail with a shell comprising two separate hinged pieces or valves. It is a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Juliidae.[1]


The type locality for this species is Seto, Aichi, Japan.[2]

Berthelinia limax is found in Pacific localities such as Japan, Australia, California, Hawaii, Jamaica in the Atlantic, and more recently in the Indian Ocean region.[3]



  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Berthelinia limax (Kawaguti & Baba, 1959). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-03-09
  2. ^ Jensen K. R. (November 2007). "Biogeography of the Sacoglossa (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia)". Bonner zoologische Beiträge 55(2006)(3-4): 255–281.
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