Eupyrgulina

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Eupyrgulina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
Superfamily: Pyramidelloidea
Family: Pyramidellidae
Subfamily: Odostomiinae
Tribe: Chrysallidini
Genus: Eupyrgulina
Melvill, 1910[1]
Species

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Eupyrgulina is a genus of small sea snails, pyramidellid gastropod mollusks in the tribe Chrysallidini within the family Pyramidellidae.

Distribution[edit]

The genus mainly occurs in the Arabian Sea.

Life habits[edit]

Little is known about the biology of the members of this genus. As is true of most members of the Pyramidellidae sensu lato, they are ectoparasites.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Eupyrgulina include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melvill J. C. (1910). "A revision of the species of the family Pyramidellidae occurring in the Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, and North Arabian Sea, as exemplified mostly in the collections made by Mr. F. W. Townsend (1893-1900) with descriptions of new species". Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London. 8: 171–207.