Bittium philomelae

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Bittium philomelae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Cerithiidae
Genus: Bittium
Species: B. philomelae
Binomial name
Bittium philomelae
(Watson, 1880)
Synonyms[1]

Cerithium (Bittium) philomelae Watson, 1880

Bittium philomelae is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cerithiidae.[1]

Distribution[edit]

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 3.2 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 183 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 274 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bittium philomelae (Watson, 1880).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 May 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.

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