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Cyphoma signatum Pilsbry & McGinty 1939

Brief Summary

    Cyphoma signatum: Brief Summary
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    Cyphoma signatum, common name: the fingerprint flamingo tongue, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ovulidae, the ovulids, cowry allies or false cowries.This species was recently synonymised with Cyphoma gibbosum.

Comprehensive Description

    Cyphoma signatum
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    Cyphoma signatum, common name: the fingerprint flamingo tongue, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ovulidae, the ovulids, cowry allies or false cowries.This species was recently synonymised with Cyphoma gibbosum.[1]

    Distribution

    This species is distributed in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the Lesser Antilles, along Eastern Florida and northern Haiti.[2]

    Description

    The size of the shell varies between 24 mm[citation needed] and 45 mm.

    The maximum recorded shell length is 45 mm.[3]

    Habitat

    Minimum recorded depth is 0.3 m.[3] Maximum recorded depth is 90 m.[3]

    References

    1. ^ a b Cyphoma signatum Pilsbry & McGinty, 1939. WoRMS (2009). Cyphoma signatum Pilsbry & McGinty, 1939. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419732 on 11 November 2010.
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    3. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.