Turbonilla louiseae

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Turbonilla louiseae
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Heterobranchia
Clade: Euthyneura
Order: Panpulmonata
Family: Pyramidellidae
Genus: Turbonilla
Species: T. louiseae
Binomial name
Turbonilla louiseae
Clarke, 1954 [1]
  • Pyrgiscus louiseae (Clarke, 1954)
  • Pyrgiscus louisae [sic] (misspelling by Odé & Speers (1972)

Turbonilla louiseae 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 9 mm.


This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off Massachusetts, USA, at depths between 95 mm and 99 m.


  1. ^ Clarke, A. H., Jr. 1954. Shell bearing marine mollusks of Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Nautilus 67: 112-120, pls. 9-10.
  2. ^ Rosenberg, G. (2011). Turbonilla louiseae Clarke, 1954. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=533567 on 2012-03-01
  3. ^ Turgeon, D.; Quinn, J.F.; Bogan, A.E.; Coan, E.V.; Hochberg, F.G.; Lyons, W.G.; Mikkelsen, P.M.; Neves, R.J.; Roper, C.F.E.; Rosenberg, G.; Roth, B.; Scheltema, A.; Thompson, F.G.; Vecchione, M.; Williams, J.D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp.

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