Pedicularia decussata

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Pedicularia decussata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Cypraeoidea
Family: Pediculariidae
Subfamily: Pediculariinae
Genus: Pedicularia
Species: P. decussata
Binomial name
Pedicularia decussata
(Gould, 1855)

Pedicularia albida Dall, 1881
Pedicularia bonfigliolii Cossignani, 2006
Pedicularia tibia Simone, 2005

Pedicularia decussata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pediculariidae, one of the families of cowry allies.[1]



The maximum recorded shell length is 13 mm.[2]


Minimum recorded depth is 49 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 1170 m.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e Pedicularia decussata (Gould, 1855). WoRMS (2009). Pedicularia decussata (Gould, 1855). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 6 June 2010.
  2. ^ 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.