Clavatula sacerdos

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Clavatula sacerdos
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Apertural view of a shell of Clavatula sacerdos (museum specimen at Naturalis Biodiversity Center)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Clavatulidae
Genus: Clavatula
C. sacerdos
Binomial name
Clavatula sacerdos
(Reeve, 1845)

Pleurotoma sacerdos Reeve, 1845

Clavatula sacerdos is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Clavatulidae.[1][2]


The size of an adult shell varies between 17 mm and 27 mm.


This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean from the Western Sahara to Senegal.


  1. ^ a b Clavatula sacerdos (Reeve, 1845). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 4 April 2010.
  2. ^ P. Bouchet; Yu. I. Kantor; A. Sysoev; N. Puillandre (2011). "A new operational classification of the Conoidea (Gastropoda)". Journal of Molluscan Studies. 77 (3): 273–308. doi:10.1093/mollus/eyr017.

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