Schwartziella bryerea

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Schwartziella bryerea
Schwartziella bryerea 01.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Rissoinidae
Genus: Schwartziella
Species: S. bryerea
Binomial name
Schwartziella bryerea
(Montagu, 1803)
  • Rissoa subangulata C. B. Adams, 1850
  • Rissoina bermudensis Peile, 1926
  • Rissoina bryerea (Montagu, 1803)
  • Rissoina decipiens E. A. Smith, 1890
  • Rissoina michaudi Desjardin, 1949
  • Schwartziella subangulata (C. B. Adams, 1850)
  • Turbo bryereus Montagu, 1803 (basionym)

Schwartziella bryerea is a species of minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Rissoinidae.[1]


This species occurs in the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Lesser Antilles and in the Atlantic Ocean along Florida, Brazil, Ascension Island and Saint Helena.


The maximum recorded shell length is 5.8 mm.[2]


Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 34 m.[2]


  1. ^ a b Schwartziella bryerea (Montagu, 1803). WoRMS (2010). Schwartziella bryerea (Montagu, 1803). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 29 December 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.

Further reading[edit]

  • Smith E. A. (1890) Report on the marine molluscan fauna of the island of St. Helena. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London (1890): 247-317, pl 21-24. [August 1890] page(s): 287, pl. 23 fig. 36
  • Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.
  • Rolán E. & Fernández-Garcés R. (2010) The shouldered species of the Rissoininae (Mollusca: Rissooidea) in the Caribbean with the description of three new species. Novapex 11(4): 83-91. page(s): 87.

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