Turbonilla gitaena

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Turbonilla gitaena
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Heterobranchia
Clade: Euthyneura
Order: Panpulmonata
Family: Pyramidellidae
Genus: Turbonilla
Species: T. gitaena
Binomial name
Turbonilla gitaena
Dautzenberg & Fischer H., 1897[1]

Turbonilla (Cylindriturbonilla) gitaena Dautzenberg & Fischer H., 1897

Turbonilla gitaena is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies.[2][3]


The shell grows to a length of 4.2 mm.


This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean in the bathyal zone off the Azores.


  1. ^ Dautzenberg P. & Fischer H. (1897). Dragages effectués par l'Hirondelle et par la Princesse Alice 1888-1896. Gastropodes et Pélécypodes. Mémoires de la Société Zoologique de France 10: 139-234; pl. 3-7. World Register of Marine Species, Retrieved 2012-02-29.
  2. ^ Gofas, S. (2010). Turbonilla gitaena Dautzenberg & Fischer H., 1897. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=181162 on 2012-03-01
  3. ^ Check List of European Marine Mollusca

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