Tomopleura nivea

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Tomopleura nivea
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Two images of a shell of Tomopleura nivea (museum specimens at Naturalis Biodiversity Center)
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Borsoniidae
Genus: Tomopleura
Species:
T. nivea
Binomial name
Tomopleura nivea
(Philippi, 1851)
Synonyms [1]
  • Asthenotoma vertebrata(non E. A. Smith, 1875), partim; Barnard, 1958
  • Drillia makimonosTryon, 1884
  • Oligotoma makimonosJousseaume, 1883
  • Pleurotoma (Crassispira) niveaPhilippi, 1851 (original combination)
  • Pleurotoma (Oligotoma) makimonosJousseaume, F.P., 1883
  • Turris (Tomopleura) nivea var. makemonos [sic] Melvill, 1917

Tomopleura nivea is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Borsoniidae. [1]

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Description

The size of the shell varies between 15 mm and 30 mm.

Distribution

This marine species occurs off Durban Bay, South Africa, to Mozambique; and off Japan

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References

  1. 1 2 WoRMS (2015). Tomopleura nivea. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=435062 on 2016-04-02