Mitromorpha dormitor

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Mitromorpha dormitor
Mitromorpha dormitor 001.jpg
Drawing of a shell of Mitromorpha dormitor
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Mitromorphidae
Genus: Mitromorpha
Species: M. dormitor
Binomial name
Mitromorpha dormitor
(Sowerby I, 1844)
  • Columbella dormitor Sowerby I, 1844
  • Columbella dortimor [sic] (misspelling)
  • Columbella purpurascens Adams, C.B., 1845
  • Lovellona dormitor (Sowerby I, 1844)
  • Minipyrene dortimor [sic]

Mitromorpha dormitor is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Mitromorphidae.[1]


The length of the shell attains 7.3 mm.


This marine species occurs in the Caribbean Sea off Jamaica, Guadeloupe, Curaçao and St Vincent.


  1. ^ a b Mitromorpha dormitor (Sowerby I, 1844).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 29 March 2010.
  • Sowerby Jr, G. B. "Descriptions of some new species of Columbella, in the collection of H. Cuming, Esp." Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1844.

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