Calliostoma leptophyma

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Calliostoma leptophyma
Calliostoma leptophyma 001.jpg
Original drawing of a shell of Calliostoma leptophyma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Calliostomatidae
Subfamily: Calliostomatinae
Genus: Calliostoma
Species: C. leptophyma
Binomial name
Calliostoma leptophyma
(Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896) [1]
Synonyms
  • Zizyphinus laqueatus Locard 1896, Locard, 1898
  • Zizyphinus oppansus Locard 1896, Locard, 1898

Calliostoma leptophyma is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Calliostomatidae.[2]

Description[edit]

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs at bathyal depth off the Azores, North Africa and the Western Sahara

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dautzenberg P. & Fischer H., 1896: Dragages effectués par l'Hirondelle et par la Princesse Alice 1888-1895. 1. Mollusques Gastropodes; Mémoires de la Société Zoologique de France 9: 395-498, pl. 15-22
  2. ^ Calliostoma leptophyma (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 April 2010.
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213

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