Dendropoma exsertum

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Dendropoma exsertum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Vermetoidea
Family: Vermetidae
Subfamily: Dendropomatinae
Genus: Dendropoma
Species: D. exsertum
Binomial name
Dendropoma exsertum
(Dall, 1881)

Dendropoma exsertum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Vermetidae, the worm snails or worm shells.[1]

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Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 11 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 57 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 1832 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dendropoma exsertum (Dall, 1881). WoRMS (2010). Dendropoma exsertum (Dall, 1881). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.eu/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419548 on 9 July 2010.
  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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