Biology:Famelica scipio

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Short description: Species of sea snail

Famelica scipio
Famelica scipio 001.jpg
Original image of a shell of Famelica scipio
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Raphitomidae
Genus: Famelica
F. scipio
Binomial name
Famelica scipio
(Dall, 1889)
  • Mangelia scipio (Dall, 1889)
  • Mangilia scipio Dall, 1889 (original combination)

Famelica scipio is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Raphitomidae.[1]


The length of the shell attains 14 mm.


This marine species occurs off Dominica and St Vincent at depths between 227 m to 1796 m.


  1. 1.0 1.1 MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Famelica scipio (Dall, 1889). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2019-04-17

External links

Wikidata ☰ Q13632840 entry