Biology:Distorsio kurzi

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Distorsio kurzi
Distorsio kurzi 01.JPG
Five views of a shell of Distorsio kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily:
Tonnoidea
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Species:
D. kurzi
Binomial name
Distorsio kurzi
Petuch & Harasewych, 1980
Synonyms[1]

Distorsio (Rhysema) kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980

Distorsio kurzi, common name Kurz's distorsio, is a species of medium-sized sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Personidae, the Distortio snails.[1]

Description

The size of the shell varies between 30 and 64 mm (1.2 and 2.5 in).

Distribution

This marine species occurs off Southeast Africa, the Andamans and in the Western Pacific.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Distorsio kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980. WoRMS (2010). Distorsio kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980. 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=476483 on 14 August 2010 .

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