Eumetula arctica

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Eumetula arctica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
informal group Ptenoglossa
Superfamily: Triphoroidea
Family: Newtoniellidae
Genus: Eumetula
Species: E. arctica
Binomial name
Eumetula arctica
(Mørch, 1857)

Eumetula arctica is a species of sea snail, a gastropod in the family Newtoniellidae, which is known from the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, European waters, including the Mediterranean Sea, and the Gulf of Maine. It was described by Mørch, in 1857.[1]


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


Minimum recorded depth is 60 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 1010 m.[2]


  1. ^ Eumetula arctica at World Register of Marine Species.
  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.