Monophorus perversus

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Monophorus perversus
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Dorsal view of a shell of Monophorus perversus
Scientific classification
clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
Informal group Ptenoglossa
M. perversus
Binomial name
Monophorus perversus

Monophorus per versus is a species of minute sea snail with left-handed shell-coiling, a marine gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Triphoridae. [1]



This species is found in the Azores, around Great Britain and in European waters including the Mediterranean Sea.


Apertural view Monophorus perversus 002.jpg
Apertural view

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<i>Monophorus</i> Genus of gastropods

Monophorus is a genus of minute sea snails with left-handed shell-coiling, marine gastropod mollusks or micromollusks in the family Triphoridae.


  1. Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2011). Monophorus perversus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 16 October 2012