Photinastoma taeniatum

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Photinastoma taeniatum
Photinastoma taeniatum 001.jpg
Drawing of a shell of Photinastoma taeniatum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Calliostomatidae
Genus: Photinastoma
Species: P. taeniatum
Binomial name
Photinastoma taeniatum
(Sowerby I, 1825) [1]
Synonyms
  • Margarita taeniatum (Sowerby I, 1825)
  • Photinia hyadesi Rochebrune & Mabille, 1885
  • Photinula elata Strebel, 1905
  • Photinula gamma Rochebrune & Mabille, 1885
  • Photinula nivea Cooper & Preston, 1910
  • Photinula paradoxa Mabille, 1885
  • Photinula taeniatum (Sowerby I, 1825)
  • Trochus bicolor Lesson, 1830
  • Trochus taeniatum (Sowerby I, 1825)
  • Turbo taeniatus Sowerby I, 1825 (original combination)

Photinastoma taeniatum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Calliostomatidae.[2]

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 10 mm and 28.5 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs off the Falkland Islands and in the Strait of Magellan at depths from 1 m to 115 m.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sowerby, G. B. 1825. A catalogue of the shells contained in the collection of the late Earl of Tankerville. [v] + 92 + xxxiv. G. B. Sowerby: London
  2. ^ Rosenberg, G. (2012). Photinastoma taeniatum (Sowerby I, 1825). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=533294 on 2012-12-07
  • Mabille, J. 1885. Descriptions de deux mollusques marins du Cap Horn. Bulletins de la Société Malacologique de France 2: 207-208.
  • Rochebrune, A.-T. and J. Mabille. 1885. Diagnoses de mollusques nouveaux, recueillis par les membres de la mission du Cap Horn et M. Lebrun, Préparateur au Muséum, chargé d'une mission à Santa-Cruz de Patagonie. Bulletin de la Société Philomathique de Paris (7)9: 100-111.
  • Strebel, H. 1905. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Molluskenfauna der Magalhaen-Provinz. II. Die Trochiden. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Supplement 8: 121-166, pl. 5.
  • Cooper, J. E. and H. B. Preston. 1910. Diagnoses of new species of marine and freshwater shells from the Falkland Islands, including descriptions of two new genera of marine Pelecypoda. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8)5: 110-114, pl. 4

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