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Phrontis karinae

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Phrontis karinae is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Nassariidae, the Nassa mud snails or dog whelks.[1]

Description

The length of the shell varies between 5 mm and 10 mm.

Distribution

This species occurs in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, the Lesser Antilles and the Greater Antilles; in the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil.

References

  1. ^ a b Marshall, B. (2016). Phrontis karinae (Nowell-Usticke, 1971). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=877053 on 2016-05-20
  • Cernohorsky W. O. (1984). Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum 14:1–356
  • Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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Phrontis karinae: Brief Summary

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Phrontis karinae is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Nassariidae, the Nassa mud snails or dog whelks.

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