Eulithidium bellum

Eulithidium bellum

Views of a shell of Eulithidium bellum

Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Mollusca

Class:
Gastropoda

(unranked):
clade Vetigastropoda

Superfamily:
Phasianelloidea

Family:
Phasianellidae

Genus:
Eulithidium

Species:
E. bellum

Binomial name

Eulithidium bellum
(M. Smith, 1937)

Synonyms

Littorina adamsii Reeve, 1857
Phasianella bella M. Smith, 1937
Tricolia bella (M. Smith, 1937)
Tricolia bellum M. Smith, 1937
Tricolia cebeadamsi Nordsieck, 1973
Turbo caboblanquensis Weisbord, 1962
Turbo pulchellus C. B. Adams, 1845

Eulithidium bellum, common name the shouldered pheasant shell, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Phasianellidae.[1]

Contents

1 Description
2 Distribution
3 References
4 External links

Description[edit]
Th height of the shell varies between 2 mm and 6 mm.

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Distribution[edit]
This species occurs in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the Lesser Antilles; in the Atlantic Ocean off Southern Brazil.
References[edit]

^ Eulithidium bellum (M. Smith, 1937).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 10 March 2013.

Adams, C. B. 1845. Specierum novarum conchyliorum, in Jamaica repertorum, synopsis. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 2: 1-17.
Reeve, L. 1857. Monograph of the genus Littorina. Conchologia Iconica 10: pls. 1-16
Weisbord, N. E. 1962. Late Cenozoic gastropods from northern Venezuela. Bulletins of American Paleontology 42(193): 672 pp., 48 pls.
Nordsieck, F. 1973. Genus Tricolia Risso 1826 in the European Seas. La Conchiglia 5(55-56): 3-10.
Abbott R. T. (1974). American Seashells. The marine mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. II edit. Van Nostrand, New York 663 p. + 24 pl: page(s): 62
Turgeon, D.D., et al. 1998. Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates of the United States and Canada. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26 page(s): 59
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

External links[edit]

Gastropods.com: Eulithidium bellum

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