Boonea somersi

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Boonea somersi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
Superfamily: Pyramidelloidea
Family: Pyramidellidae
Genus: Boonea
Species: B. somersi
Binomial name
Boonea somersi
(Verrill & Bush, 1900) [1]
  • Evalea somersi (Verrill & Bush, 1900)
  • Menestho somersi (Verrill & Bush, 1900)
  • Odostomia somersi Verrill & Bush, 1900 (basionym)
  • Oscilla somersi (Verrill & Bush, 1900)

Boonea somersi is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies. The species is one of eleven known species within the Boonea genus of gastropods. [2][3]


The shell grows to a length of approximately 2.6 mm.


This marine species occurs in the following locations:[2]


  1. ^ Verrill, A. E. and K. J. Bush. 1900. Additions to the marine Mollusca of the Bermudas. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 10: 513-544, pls. 63-66
  2. ^ a b c WoRMS (2010). Boonea somersi (Verrill & Bush, 1900). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2011-10-26
  3. ^ Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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