Limatium pagodula

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Limatium pagodula


Taxonavigation: Cerithioidea 

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

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


Limatium pagodula Strong & Bouchet, 2018

ZooBank: 127FB8BA-1F31-4D61-A73B-5D05E8AC659B
Holotype: UF 427943 (Biocode No. MBIO19550, Specimen No. BMOO-03501).
Type locality: French Polynesia, Society Islands, Moorea. Haapiti, just NW of Matauvau Pass outer reef slope, brushed from under rubble, 17°34.1'S, 149°53.0'W, 20–22 m (Moorea Biocode; collector’s event ID MIB_087; leg. Chris Meyer & Christian McKeon; 20 October 2008).
USNM 1462731. Tuamotu Islands, Makemo, Pohue (ex. coll. Letourneux)
MNHN IM-2014-6933. Vanuatu, Santo, W. of Tutuba I., SANTO 2006 stn. DS104
Etymology: From the Latin pagoda, with reference to the strongly angular whorls reminiscent of the upward curving roofs of Asian temples; pagodula is a diminutive, used as a noun in apposition.



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