Scissurella petermannensis

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Scissurella petermannensis
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S. petermannensis
Binomial name
Scissurella petermannensis
Lamy, 1910 [1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Schizotrochus petermannensis (Lamy, 1910)
  • Scissurella medioplicata Thiele, 1925
  • Scissurella timora Melvill & Standen, 1912

Scissurella petermannensis is a species of minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Scissurellidae.[2]

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 1.2 mm and 1.8 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in Antarctic waters, off the Falkland Islands, Tierra del Fuego, South Georgia, South Shetland Islands and the South Orkneys at depths to 31 m.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lamy, E. 1910. Mission dans l'Antarctique dirigée par M. le Dr. Charcot (1908-1910). Collections recueillies par M. le Dr. J. Liouville. Gastropodes Prosobranches et Scaphopode. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 1910: 318-324.
  2. ^ a b Scissurella petermannensis Lamy, 1910 . Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 13 September 2010.
  • Melvill, J. C. and R. Standen. 1912. The marine Mollusca of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. Part II. Being a supplementary catalogue. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 48: 333-366, 1 pl
  • Engl W. (2012) Shells of Antarctica. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 402 pp
  • Zelaya D.G. & Geiger D.L. (2007). Species of Scissurellidae and Anatomidae from Sub-Antarctic and Antarctic waters (Gastropopda: Vetigastropoda). Malacologia 49(2), pp. 393–443

Geiger D.L. (2012) Monograph of the little slit shells. Volume 1. Introduction, Scissurellidae. pp. 1-728. Volume 2. Anatomidae, Larocheidae, Depressizonidae, Sutilizonidae, Temnocinclidae. pp. 729–1291. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Monographs Number 7.

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