Stellaria solaris

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Stellaria solaris
Stellaria solaris 01.JPG
Five views of a shell of Stellaria solaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Xenophoroidea
Family: Xenophoridae
Genus: Stellaria
Species: S. solaris
Binomial name
Stellaria solaris
(Linnaeus, 1764)
Synonyms[1]

Astraea polaris Röding, 1798
Stellaria solaris paucispinosa Kosuge & Nomoto, 1972
Trochus solaris Linnaeus, 1764

Stellaria solaris, common name the sun carrier shell, is a species of large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Xenophoridae, the carrier shells.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stellaria solaris (Linnaeus, 1764). WoRMS (2010). Stellaria solaris (Linnaeus, 1764). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217332 on 9 July 2010.
  • MacDonald & Co (1979). The MacDonald Encyclopedia of Shells. MacDonald & Co. London & Sydney
  • Kreipl K. & Alf A. (1999). Recent Xenophoridae. Conchbooks, Hackenheim > Germany. 148pp.
Stellaria solaris (Linnaeus, 1764), museum specimens

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