Kermia tessellata

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Kermia tessellata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Raphitomidae
Genus: Kermia
Species: K. tessellata
Binomial name
Kermia tessellata
(Hinds, 1843)
Synonyms[1]
  • Clathurella apicalis rufula (f) Hervier, R.P.J., 1897
  • Clathurella tessellata
  • Clavatula tessellata Hinds, 1843 (basionym)
  • Defrancia mauritiana Sowerby, G.B. III, 1893
  • Defrancia tessellata Hinds
  • Pleurotoma apicalis Montrouzier, R.P. in Souverbie, S.M., 1861
  • Pleurotomoides tessellata (Hinds, 1843)

Kermia tessellata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Raphitomidae.[1]

Description[edit]

The shell grows to a length of 10 mm

Distribution[edit]

This species is distributed in the Indian Ocean along Madagascar and Mauritius, and in the Pacific Ocean along Taiwan, New Caledonia and Northeast Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kermia tessellata (Hinds, 1843).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 12 February 2011.
  • Dautzenberg, P. (1923). Liste préliminaire des mollusques marins de Madagascar et description de deux espèces nouvelles. Journal de Conchyliologie 68: 21-74
  • Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Mollusques testacés marins de Madagascar. Faune des Colonies Francaises, Tome III

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