Carinaria lamarckii

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Carinaria lamarckii
Carinaria lamarcki.jpg
preserved Carinaria lamarckii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Pterotracheoidea
Family: Carinariidae
Genus: Carinaria
Species: C. lamarckii
Binomial name
Carinaria lamarckii
Blainville, 1817

Carinaria lamarcki Péron & Lesueur, 1810 (vernacular name only, not latinized till Blainville, 1817)

Carinaria lamarckii is a species of sea gastropod, a holoplanktonic marine gastropod mollusk in the family Carinariidae.[1]



The maximum recorded (shell?) length is 115 mm.[2][clarification needed]


Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 675 m.[2]

A drawing of Carinaria lamarcki; a) proboscis b) tentacles c) shell d) gills e) foot f) sucker


  1. ^ a b Rosenberg, G. (2011). Carinaria lamarckii Blainville, 1817. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2011-02-07
  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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