Tachyrhynchus erosus

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Tachyrhynchus erosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Sorbeoconcha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Turritellidae
Subfamily: Turritellinae
Genus: Tachyrhynchus
Species: T. erosus
Binomial name
Tachyrhynchus erosus
(Couthouy, 1838)
Synonyms[1]

Tachyrhynchus erosus var. major Dall, 1919
Tachyrhynchus spitzbergensis Golikov, 1986
Turritella erosa Couthouy, 1838
Turritella polaris Möller, 1842

Tachyrhynchus erosus, common name the eroded turretsnail, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turritellidae.[1]

Distribution[edit]

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 35 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 13 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 457 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tachyrhynchus erosus (Couthouy, 1838).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 May 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.

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