Peracle charlotteae

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Peracle charlotteae
Temporal range: Miocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Euopisthobranchia
clade Thecosomata

Superfamily: Cymbulioidea
Family: Peraclidae
Genus: Peracle
Species: P. charlotteae
Binomial name
Peracle charlotteae
Janssen & Little, 2010[1]

Peracle charlotteae is an extinct species of fossil pelagic sea snail, or "sea butterfly", a planktonic marine gastropod mollusk in the family Peraclidae.

This species existed in what is now Cyprus during the Miocene period. It was described by Arie W. Janssen and Crispin T. S. Little in 2010.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Janssen A. W. & Little C. T. S. (2010). "Holoplanktonic gastropoda (Mollusca) from the Miocene of Cyprus: systematics and biostratigraphy". Palaeontology 53(5): 1111-1145. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2010.00993.x.