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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Skeneidae
Genus: Leucorhynchia
Crosse, 1867
Type species
Leucorhynchia caledonica Crosse, 1867

Leucorhynchia is a genus of very small sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Skeneidae.[1]


This marine species occurs off the Gulf of Oman, Singapore, Indo-Malaysia, Central and East Indian Ocean, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Tuvalu, Western Pacific Ocean, Queensland, Australia, and Western Africa.


Species within the genus Leucorhynchia include:


  1. ^ Leucorhynchia Crosse, 1867.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 24 February 2012.
  2. ^ Leucorhynchia lirata (E.A. Smith, 1871).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 21 April 2010.
  • Crosse, 1867, Journal de Conchyliologie, 15(3): 319
  • Trew, A., 1984. The Melvill-Tomlin Collection. Part 30. Trochacea. Handlists of the Molluscan Collections in the Department of Zoology, National Museum of Wales.
  • Vaught, K. C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. Melbourne, Florida : American Malacologists. xii + 189 pp
  • Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. (1999) Catalogue and Bibliography of the Marine Shell-Bearing Mollusca of Japan. Elle Scientific Publications, Yao, Japan, 749 pp.
  • Gofas, S.; Afonso, J.P.; Brandào, M. (Ed.). (S.a.). Conchas e Moluscos de Angola = Coquillages et Mollusques d'Angola. [Shells and molluscs of Angola]. Universidade Agostinho / Elf Aquitaine Angola: Angola. 140 pp

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