Thyca astericola

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Thyca astericola
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Drawing of a shell of Thyca astericola
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T. astericola
Binomial name
Thyca astericola
(A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Synonyms
  • Pileopsis astericolaA. Adams & Reeve, 1850 (original combination)
  • Thyca (Thyca) astericola(A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) · accepted, alternate representation

Thyca astericola is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Eulimidae. The species is one of a number within the genus Thyca . [1]

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Description

The white shell attains a height of 6 mm. It is high-conical and sculptured with fine close-set radiating riblets. The margin is crenulated. [2]

Distribution

The type species was found in the Sooloo Sea, north of Borneo, on the tubercle of a starfish.

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References

  1. (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850). Warén A. (2011). Checklist of Eulimidae. pers. com. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=536080 on 2013-02-13.
  2. G.W. Tryon (1886) Manual of Conchology v; VIII