Clypeostoma salpinx

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Clypeostoma salpinx
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Seguenzioidea
Family: Chilodontidae
Genus: Clypeostoma
Species: C. salpinx
Binomial name
Clypeostoma salpinx
(Barnard, 1964)
  • Turcica salpinx Barnard, 1964 (original combination)

Clypeostoma salpinx is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chilodontidae.[1][2]


The size of the shell varies between 8 mm and 12 mm.


This marine species occurs off South Africa.


  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Clypeostoma salpinx (Barnard, 1964). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2013-04-14
  2. ^ Herbert D.G. (2012) A revision of the Chilodontidae (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda: Seguenzioidea) of southern Africa and the south-western Indian Ocean. African Invertebrates, 53(2): 381–502. (6 November 2012)

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