Nassarius thachi

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Nassarius thachi
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. thachi
Binomial name
Nassarius thachi
Dekker, 2004[1]
Synonyms

Nassarius (Zeuxis) thachi Dekker, 2004

Nassarius thachi is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Nassariidae, the nassa mud snails or dog whelks.[2]

Description[edit]

The shell grows to a length of 30 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the tropical Western Pacific off China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Fiji.

References[edit]

  • Cernohorsky, W.O., 1984 [31/Dec/1984].Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum, 14:0-0.
  • Bouchet, P.; Fontaine, B. (2009). List of new marine species described between 2002-2006. Census of Marine Life.

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