Caecum imbricatum

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Caecum imbricatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Caecidae
Genus: Caecum
Species: C. imbricatum
Binomial name
Caecum imbricatum
Carpenter, 1858

Caecum imbricatum is a species of minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Caecidae.[1]

Distribution[edit]

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 4.5 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 183 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Caecum imbricatum Carpenter, 1858. WoRMS (2010). Caecum imbricatum Carpenter, 1858. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.eu/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419589 on 9 August 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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