Overview

Comprehensive Description

On rocks. P. midatlantica also occurs on Bathymodiolus mussels. Genus endemic to vents. Development without planktotrophic larvae. Species Distribution
  • MCLEAN J. (1989) Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Cty., Contrib. Sci. 407: 1-29 [22].

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Physical Description

Morphology

Shells of limpet form with oblique, elongate slit; sculptured by fine radiating ribs. Slit closed at margin. No operculum. Eyes absent.
  • MCLEAN J. (1989) Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Cty., Contrib. Sci. 407: 1-29 [22].

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Size

Shell length up to 5-8 mm (varies with species).
  • HASZPRUNAR G. (1989) Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Cty, Contrib. Sci. 408: 1-17 [5].
  • MCLEAN J. (1989) Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Cty., Contrib. Sci. 407: 1-29 [22].

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 31 specimens in 2 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 30 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1600 - 3660
  Temperature range (°C): 1.629 - 4.957
  Nitrate (umol/L): 17.840 - 38.344
  Salinity (PPS): 34.581 - 35.115
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.750 - 5.911
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.148 - 2.775
  Silicate (umol/l): 12.492 - 148.729

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1600 - 3660

Temperature range (°C): 1.629 - 4.957

Nitrate (umol/L): 17.840 - 38.344

Salinity (PPS): 34.581 - 35.115

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.750 - 5.911

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.148 - 2.775

Silicate (umol/l): 12.492 - 148.729
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:3
Specimens with Sequences:3
Specimens with Barcodes:3
Species:3
Species With Barcodes:3
Public Records:2
Public Species:2
Public BINs:1
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Barcode data

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Wikipedia

Pseudorimula

Pseudorimula is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Lepetodrilidae.[2]

Species

Species within the genus Pseudorimula include:

References

  1. ^ McLean (1989). Contrib. Sci. (Los Ang.) 407: 22.
  2. ^ Pseudorimula McLean, 1989.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 11 April 2010.
  3. ^ Pseudorimula marianae McLean, 1989.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 11 April 2010.
  4. ^ Pseudorimula midatlantica McLean, 1992.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 11 April 2010.
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