Eulima chaunax

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Eulima chaunax
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
Superfamily: Eulimoidea
Family: Eulimidae
Genus: Eulima
Species: E. chaunax
Binomial name
Eulima chaunax
Watson, 1883

Eulima chaunax is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Eulimidae. The species is one of multiple known species to exist within the genus, Eulima.[1][2]


The maximum recorded shell length is 3.8 mm.[3]


Minimum recorded depth is 713 m.[3] Maximum recorded depth is 713 m.[3]


  1. ^ Watson, 1883. Warén A. (2011). Checklist of Eulimidae. pers. com. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2013-01-27.
  2. ^ Natural History Museum, London (NHM): Collections Management Database System , available online at
  3. ^ 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.

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