Vaceuchelus gemmula

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Vaceuchelus gemmula
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Seguenzioidea
Family: Chilodontidae
Genus: Vaceuchelus
Species: V. gemmula
Binomial name
Vaceuchelus gemmula
(Turton, 1932)
Synonyms[1]
  • Euchelus gemmula Turton, 1932
  • Euchelus natalensis Bartsch, P., 1915

Vaceuchelus gemmula is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chilodontidae.[1][2]

Distribution[edit]

This marine species is the only species in the family Chilodontidae to be endemic to South Africa [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Vaceuchelus gemmula (Turton, 1932). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=710089 on 2013-04-14
  2. ^ Herbert D.G. (2012) A revision of the Chilodontidae (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda: Seguenzioidea) of southern Africa and the south-western Indian Ocean. African Invertebrates, 53(2): 381–502. (6 November 2012)
  3. ^ Herbert D.G. (2012) A revision of the Chilodontidae (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda: Seguenzioidea) of southern Africa and the south-western Indian Ocean. African Invertebrates, 53(2): 381–502

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