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Bursa ranelloides

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Bursa ranelloides is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Bursidae, the frog shells.[1]

Distribution

This species occurs in European waters, the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico; and off South Africa, the Philippines and Japan.

Description

The maximum recorded shell length of Bursa ranelloides tenuisculpta is 75 mm.[2]

Habitat

Minimum recorded depth of Bursa ranelloides tenuisculpta is 30 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 250 m.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Bursa ranelloides (Reeve, 1844). WoRMS (2010). Bursa (Bufonariella) ranelloides (Reeve, 1844). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138942 on 5 October 2012 .
  2. ^ 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.
  • Kosuge S. (1979) Report on the Mollusca on guyots from the Central Pacific collected by the 2nd and 3rd cruises of R/V Kaiyomaru in 1972 to 73 with descriptions of twelve new species. Bulletin of the Institute of Malacology, Tokyo 1(2): 24-35, pls 5-6. [30 November 1979] page(s): 31, pl. 5 fig. 5, pl. 6 fig. 23
  • 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
  • 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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Bursa ranelloides: Brief Summary

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Bursa ranelloides is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Bursidae, the frog shells.

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Habitat

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Known from seamounts and knolls
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Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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