Terenolla pygmaea

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Terenolla pygmaea
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Terenolla pygmaea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Terebridae
Genus: Terenolla
Species: T. pygmaea
Binomial name
Terenolla pygmaea
(Hinds, 1844)
Synonyms[1]
  • Terebra pygmaea Hinds, 1844
  • Turbonilla princeps Preston, 1905

Terenolla pygmaea, common name the pygmy auger, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Terebridae, the auger snails.[1]

Description[edit]

The length of the shell varies between 6 mm and 13 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs in the tropical Indo-Pacific and off New Zealand.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terenolla pygmaea (Hinds, 1844).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 October 2012.

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