Ericusa sericata

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Ericusa sericata
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Ericusa sericata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Volutidae
Subfamily: Cymbiinae
Genus: Ericusa
Species: E. sericata
Binomial name
Ericusa sericata
Thornley, 1951

Ericusa sericata, common name : the silk-like volute, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Volutidae, the volutes.[1]

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 75 mm and 125 mm

Distribution[edit]

This species is distributed in the Pacific Ocean along Eastern Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ericusa sericata Thornley, 1951.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  • Bail, P & Poppe, G. T. 2001. A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. Hackenheim-Conchbook, 30 pp, 5 pl.

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