Nassarius idyllius

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Nassarius idyllius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Nassariidae
Subfamily: Nassariinae
Genus: Nassarius
Species: N. idyllius
Binomial name
Nassarius idyllius
(Melvill & Standen, 1901)
Synonyms[1]
  • Arcularia caelata var. torresiana Hedley, 1915
  • Nassa (Aciculina) ovoidea Schepman, 1911
  • Nassa (Alectryon) ovoidea Schepman, 1911
  • Nassa (Alectryon) schepmani Koperberg, 1931
  • Nassa idyllia Melvill & Standen, 1901
  • Nassa munda Sturany, 1900
  • Nassarius (Arcularia) caelata torresiana (f) Hedley, C
  • Nassarius (Alectrion) idyllius (Melvill & Standen, 1901)
  • Nassarius (Alectrion) ovoideus (Schepman, 1911)
  • Nassarius (Hima) crebricostatus dilemensis Oostingh, 1939
  • Nassarius (Hima) ovoideus (Schepman, 1911)
  • Nassarius (Zeuxis) idyllius (Melvill & Standen, 1901)
  • Nassarius torresianus (Hedley, 1915)

Nassarius idyllius is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Nassariidae, the nassa mud snails (USA) or dog whelks (UK).[1]

Description[edit]

The shell grows to a length of 5 mm

Distribution[edit]

This species is distributed in the Red Sea and in the Indo-West Pacific

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nassarius idyllius .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 20 October 2012.
  • Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp
  • Cernohorsky W.O. (1981). Revision of the Australian and New Zealand Tertiary and Recent species of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 18:137-192.
  • Cernohorsky W. O. (1984). Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum 14: 1-356.

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