Clathromangelia quadrillum

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Clathromangelia quadrillum
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Shells of Clathromangelia quadrillum (museum specimens at Naturalis Biodiversity Center)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Clathurellidae
Genus: Clathromangelia
Species: C. quadrillum
Binomial name
Clathromangelia quadrillum
(Dujardin, 1837)
Synonyms[1]

Pleurotoma quadrillum Dujardin, 1837

Clathromangelia quadrillum is an extinct species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Clathurellidae.[1]

This name has often been misapplied to the Recent Clathromangelia granum (Philippi, 1844)

Description[edit]

Distribution[edit]

This extinct species was distributed in the Mediterranean Sea, dating from the Miocene. It was also found in strata from the Late Pliocene in Malaga (Spain).[2]

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