Bostrycapulus odites

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Bostrycapulus odites
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Calyptraeoidea
Family: Calyptraeidae
Genus: Bostrycapulus
Species: B. odites
Binomial name
Bostrycapulus odites
Collin, 2005[1]

Bostrycapulus odites is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Calyptraeidae, the slipper snails or slipper limpets, cup-and-saucer snails, and Chinese hat snails.[2]



The maximum recorded shell length is 30 mm.[3]


Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[3] Maximum recorded depth is 46 m.[3]


  1. ^ Collin R. (2005). "Development, phylogeny, and taxonomy of Bostrycapulus (Caenogastropoda: Calyptraeidae), an ancient cryptic radiation". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 144(1): 75-101. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2005.00162.x, PDF.
  2. ^ Bostrycapulus odites Collin, 2005. WoRMS (2010). Bostrycapulus odites Collin, 2005. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2010-06-03.
  3. ^ 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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