Cerithiella martensii

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Cerithiella martensii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda
informal group Ptenoglossa

Superfamily: Triphoroidea
Family: Newtoniellidae
Genus: Cerithiella
Species: C. martensii
Binomial name
Cerithiella martensii
(Dall, 1889)

Cerithiella martensii is a species of very small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Newtoniellidae. This species is known from the Gulf of Mexico. It was described by Dall, in 1889.[1]

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 11.3 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 419 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 2160 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cerithiella martensii at World Register of Marine Species.
  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.