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)
Synonyms[1]
  • 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]

Distribution[edit]

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.

Description[edit]

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

Habitat[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Schwartziella bryerea (Montagu, 1803). WoRMS (2010). Schwartziella bryerea (Montagu, 1803). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.eu/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419636 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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