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Pirenella microptera (Kiener 1841)

Pirenella microptera

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Pirenella microptera is a species of snail, a brackish-water gastropod mollusk in the family Potamididae.[1]

Distribution

This species occurs in the Indo-West Pacific.

Description

The length of the shell varies between 10 mm and 40 mm.

Ecology

Pirenella microptera is a predominantly mangrove-associated species.[2]

References

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2016). Pirenella microptera (Kiener, 1841). In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=870519 on 2016-03-29
  2. ^ Zvonareva S., Kantor Yu., Li X. & Britayev T. (2015). "Long-term monitoring of Gastropoda (Mollusca) fauna in planted mangroves in central Vietnam". Zoological Studies 54: 39. doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0120-0.

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Pirenella microptera: Brief Summary

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Pirenella microptera is a species of snail, a brackish-water gastropod mollusk in the family Potamididae.

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