Cystiscinae

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Cystiscinae
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Family: Cystiscidae
Subfamily: Cystiscinae
Stimpson, 1865

Cystiscinae are a taxonomic subfamily of minute sea snails. These are marine gastropod mollusks or micromollusks in the family Cystiscidae, and the clade Neogastropoda.

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Diagnosis

Shell minute to small, white; spire immersed to low; surface smooth or axially costate; lip thickened, smooth or denticulate; external varix absent; siphonal notch absent; posterior notch absent; columella multiplicate, with combined total of usually 2 to 8 plications plus parietal lirae; internal whorls cystiscid type. Animal mantle smooth, at least partially extending over external shell surface. Internal anatomy unknown.

Genera

Genera within the subfamily Cystiscinae are as follows: [1]

Comparative shell structure of three genera

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Gibberula marioi is a species of very small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Cystiscidae.

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Gibberula nilsi is a species of very small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Cystiscidae.

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References

  1. MolluscaBase (2018). "Cystiscinae Stimpson, 1865". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species . Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. Jousseaume, F.P. (1894). "Diagnoses des coquilles de nouveaux mollusques". Bulletin de la Société Philomathique de Paris. 8 (6): 98–105. Retrieved 4 July 2020.
  3. 1 2 Ortea, J.; Espinosa, J. (2001). "Intelcystiscus e Inbiocystiscus (Mollusca: Neogastrópoda: Cystiscidae) dos nuevos géneros del Atlántico occidental tropical". Avicennia. 14: 107–114.
  4. Landau, Bernard Manue; Marques da Silva, Carlos; Heitz, Antoine (2016). "Systematics of the lower-middle Miocene Cantaure Formation, Paraguaná Peninsula, Venezuela". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 389-391: 1–581.