Eulima bifasciata

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Eulima bifasciata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
Superfamily: Eulimoidea
Family: Eulimidae
Genus: Eulima
Species: E. bifasciata
Binomial name
Eulima bifasciata
d'Orbigny, 1841
  • Eulima oleacea Kurtz & Stimpson, 1851
  • Eulima onychina de Folin, 1867

Eulima bifasciata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Eulimidae. The species is one of multiple known species to exist within the genus, Eulima.[1]


This species occurs in the following locations:


The maximum recorded shell length is 10.6 mm.[2]


Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 84 m.[2]

This species is known from seamounts and knolls.


  1. ^ d'Orbigny, 1841. Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2013-01-26.
  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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