Limatium aureum

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Limatium aureum


Taxonavigation: Cerithioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Caenogastropoda
Superfamilia Incertae sedis: Cerithioidea

Familia: Cerithiidae
Subfamilia: Bittiinae
Genus: Limatium
Species: Limatium aureum


Limatium aureum Strong & Bouchet, 2018

ZooBank: 6EF8F349-E899-4E59-A93D-1CECB0CA47C0
Holotype: MNHN IM-2013-42460
Type locality: Austral Islands, Maria I., outer slope of barrier reef, 21°47.8'S, 154°43'W, 24 m [TUHAA PAE 2013 cruise, stn. AMA02, field number PB16_BC855; leg. A. Fedosov; 5 April 2013].
Etymology: Latin adjective aureus, -a, -um, meaning golden, with reference to the background color of the shell.



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