Drillia roseola

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Drillia roseola
Drillia roseola 001.jpg
Apertural view of a shell of Drillia roseola
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Drilliidae
Genus: Drillia
Species: D. roseola
Binomial name
Drillia roseola
(Hertlein & Strong, 1955) [1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Clavus roseola Parker, 1964
  • Clavus (Cymatosyrinx) roseola Parker, 1964
  • Cymatosyrinx roseola Hertlein & Strong, 1955
  • Drillia rosea (Sowerby, G.B. I, 1834)
  • Pleurotoma rosea Sowerby, G.B. I, 1834

Drillia roseola is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Drilliidae.[2]

Description[edit]

The size of an adult shell varies between 15 mm and 31 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the demersal zone of the tropical Eastern Pacific Ocean from Mexico to Ecuador.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hertlein, L.G. & Strong, A.M. (1955) Marine mollusks collected during the “Askoy” expeditions to Panama, Columbia, and Ecuador in 1941. American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin, 107, 159–318, 3 pls.
  2. ^ a b Drillia roseola (Hertlein & Strong, 1955).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 19 October 2011.

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