Americominella duartei Klappenbach & Ureta, 1972

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Buccinidae
Genus: Americominella duartei
Species: A. duartei

Specimen without periostracum
Rare species from deep water


Continental slope off Río de la Plata

From my collection

Synonymised names
Americominella longisetosa (Castellanos & D. Fernández, 1972)
Bathydomus longisetosus Castellanos & D. Fernández, 1972
Echinosipho aculeatum Kaiser, 1977

This Species is dedicated to Don Eliseo Duarte (1896-1987), an active promoter of the Malacological Society of Uruguay and contributor to the National Museum of Natural History in Montevideo.

Photo Taken: April 13, 2021
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