Turbonilla micans

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Turbonilla micans
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Heterobranchia
Clade: Euthyneura
Order: Panpulmonata
Family: Pyramidellidae
Genus: Turbonilla
Species: T. micans
Binomial name
Turbonilla micans
(Monterosato, 1875)
  • Odostomia (Turbonilla) micans Monterosato, 1875
  • Odostomia attenuata Jeffreys, 1884
  • Odostomia micans Monterosato, 1875
  • Turbonilla attenuata (Jeffreys, 1884)

Turbonilla micans is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies.[1][2][3]


This marine species occurs in the following locations:[1]

  • European waters (ERMS scope)
  • Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone
  • Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone


Additional information regarding this species:[1]

  • Habitat: Known from seamounts and knolls


  1. ^ a b c d Gofas, S. (2010). Turbonilla micans (Monterosato, 1875). 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=141076 on 2012-03-01
  2. ^ Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213
  3. ^ Peñas A. & Rolán E. (1997) La familia Pyramidellidae Gray, 1840 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Heterostropha) en Africa occidental. 2. Los géneros Turbonilla y Eulimella. Iberus suplemento 3: 1-105. (5 June 1997)

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