Overview

Comprehensive Description

Found with siboglinid tubeworms, details of habitat not known. Genus endemic to vents.
  • HASZPRUNAR G. (1989) Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Cty, Contrib. Sci. 408: 1-17 [5].

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Physical Description

Morphology

Shells of limpet form with oblique, elongate slit; sculptured by fine radiating ribs. Slit open at margin. No operculum. Eyes absent.
  • HASZPRUNAR G. (1989) Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Cty, Contrib. Sci. 408: 1-17 [5].

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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 42 specimens in 3 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 41 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1519.5 - 2701
  Temperature range (°C): 1.744 - 2.777
  Nitrate (umol/L): 34.711 - 44.610
  Salinity (PPS): 34.493 - 34.674
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.774 - 3.998
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.419 - 3.172
  Silicate (umol/l): 68.288 - 176.826

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1519.5 - 2701

Temperature range (°C): 1.744 - 2.777

Nitrate (umol/L): 34.711 - 44.610

Salinity (PPS): 34.493 - 34.674

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.774 - 3.998

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.419 - 3.172

Silicate (umol/l): 68.288 - 176.826
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:6
Specimens with Sequences:6
Specimens with Barcodes:6
Species:1
Species With Barcodes:1
Public Records:6
Public Species:1
Public BINs:2
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Wikipedia

Clypeosectus

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

Species

Species within the genus Clypeosectus include:

References

  1. ^ McLean (1989). Contrib. Sci. (Los Ang.) 407: 17.
  2. ^ Clypeosectus McLean, 1989.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 11 April 2010.
  3. ^ Clypeosectus curvus McLean, 1989.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 11 April 2010.
  4. ^ Clypeosectus delectus McLean, 1989.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 11 April 2010.
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