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Tectonatica sagraiana

Tectonatica sagraiana is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Naticidae, the moon snails.[1]

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Description

The shell size varies between 5 mm and 21 mm

Distribution

This species is distributed in the Mediterranean Sea and in the Atlantic Ocean along Madeira, the Canaries, Cape Verde and Angola.

References

  1. ^ a b Tectonatica sagraiana (d'Orbigny, 1842). Gofas, S. (2009). Tectonatica sagraiana (d'Orbigny, 1842). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2009) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=367899 on 18 March 2011.
  • Gofas, S.; Afonso, J.P.; Brandào, M. (Ed.). (S.a.). Conchas e Moluscos de Angola = Coquillages et Mollusques d'Angola. [Shells and molluscs of Angola]. Universidade Agostinho / Elf Aquitaine Angola: Angola. 140 pp.
  • 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
  • Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.
  • Huelsken T., Marek K., Schreiber S., Schmidt I. & Hollmann M. (2008). The Naticidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Giglio Island (Tuscany, Italy): Shell characters, live animals, and a molecular analysis of egg masses. Zootaxa 1770: 1-40
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