Trophonella eversoni

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Trophonella eversoni
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T. eversoni
Binomial name
Trophonella eversoni
(Houart, 1997)
Synonyms [1]

Trophon eversoniHouart, 1997

Trophonella eversoni 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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References

  1. 1 2 Trophonella eversoni (Houart, 1997) . Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species  on 15 September 2010.