Herpetopoma helix

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Herpetopoma helix
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Seguenzioidea
Family: Chilodontidae
Genus: Herpetopoma
Species: H. helix
Binomial name
Herpetopoma helix
(Barnard, 1964)
  • Turcica helix Barnard, 1964

Herpetopoma helix is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chilodontidae.[1][2]


The height of the shell attains 4 mm.


This species occurs in the Indian Ocean off KwaZuluNatal, Rep. South Africa, to Madagascar


  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Herpetopoma helix (Barnard, 1964). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=710083 on 2013-04-14
  2. ^ Herbert D.G. (2012) A revision of the Chilodontidae (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda: Seguenzioidea) of southern Africa and the south-western Indian Ocean. African Invertebrates, 53(2): 381–502. (6 November 2012)

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