Berthelinia pseudochloris

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Berthelinia pseudochloris
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. pseudochloris
Binomial name
Berthelinia pseudochloris
Kay, 1964

Berthelinia pseudochloris 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 Kauai, Hawaii.[2]

Berthelinia pseudochloris is found in Maui, Oahu, Kauai and the French Frigate Shoals.[3]


This species reaches a maximum size of 6 mm. It has a wide, transparent yellow-white shell that has a curved dorsal margin. The animal itself is green in colour with white flecks.[3]



  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Berthelinia pseudochloris Kay, 1964. 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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