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Amauropsis sphaeroides (Jeffreys 1877)

Amauropsis sphaeroides

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

Description

The maximum recorded shell length is 15 mm.[2]

Habitat

Minimum recorded depth is 3185 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 4166 m.[2]

References

  1. ^ Amauropsis sphaeroides (Jeffreys, 1877). Gofas, S. (2009). Amauropsis sphaeroides (Jeffreys, 1877). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140522 on 16 June 2010 .
  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.
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Amauropsis sphaeroides: Brief Summary

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Amauropsis sphaeroides is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Naticidae, the moon snails.

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