Janthina pallida

Janthina pallida, also known as the pale janthina, is a species of holoplanktonic sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Epitoniidae, the violet snails or purple storm snails. [2]

Janthina pallida
Jathina pallida
Jathina pallida
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Superfamily: Epitonioidea
Family: Epitoniidae
Genus: Janthina
Species:
J. pallida
Binomial name
Janthina pallida
Thompson, 1840
Synonyms[1]

DescriptionEdit

The maximum recorded shell length is 28 mm.[3]

HabitatEdit

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[3] Maximum recorded depth is 0 m.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2010). Janthina pallida W. Thompson, 1840. 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=140157 on 2010-05-16
  2. ^ MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Janthina pallida W. Thompson, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140157 on 2019-10-09
  3. ^ 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.