Timbellus vespertilio

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Timbellus vespertilio
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Family: Muricidae
Genus: Timbellus
Species:
T. vespertilio
Binomial name
Timbellus vespertilio
(Kuroda in Kira, 1959)
Synonyms [1]
  • Pteropurpura (Ceratostoma) vespertilioKuroda in Kira, 1959 (basionym)
  • Pterynotus vespertilio(Kuroda in Kira, 1959)

Timbellus vespertilio, common name : the butterfly murex, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails. [1]

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Description

The size of an adult shell varies between 17 mm and 50 mm.

Distribution

This marine species is found in the Pacific Ocean along Southeast Japan and the Philippines.

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