Meioceras nitidum

Meioceras nitidum is a species of minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Caecidae.[1]

Meioceras nitidum
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M. nitidum
Binomial name
Meioceras nitidum
(Stimpson, 1851)

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DescriptionEdit

The maximum recorded shell length is 3.1 mm.[2]

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Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 24 m.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Meioceras nitidum (Stimpson, 1851). WoRMS (2010). Meioceras nitidum (Stimpson, 1851). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.eu/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=419602 on 9 August 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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