Mikadotrochus gotoi

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Mikadotrochus gotoi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Pleurotomarioidea
Family: Pleurotomariidae
Genus: Mikadotrochus
Species: M. gotoi
Binomial name
Mikadotrochus gotoi
(Anseeuw, 1990)
Synonyms[1]
  • Perotrochus gotoi Anseeuw, 1990

Mikadotrochus gotoi is a species of large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pleurotomariidae, the slit snails.[1]

Description[edit]

The length of the shell varies between 40 mm and 62 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs on the continental slope off the Philippines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Mikadotrochus gotoi (Anseeuw, 1990). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=467986 on 2013-02-16
  • Anseeuw, P. & Goto, Y. (1996). The Living Pleurotomariidae. A synopsis of the Recent Pleurotomariidae including colour plates of all extant type specimens. Yao, Japan : Elle Scientific Publications. 1st Edn 202 pp.

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