Kurtziella cerina

Kurtziella cerina

Kurtziella cerina

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Kurtziella cerina

Kurtziella cerina is a species of small, predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Mangeliidae.

Appearance

The length of the shell attains 10 mm.

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The shell is yellowish white; the columella is sometimes tinged with black. The surface is covered by very fine revolving lines crossing the ribs, producing a rasplike minor sculpture.

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Distribution

Geography

K. cerina can be found in Northwest Atlantic waters, ranging from the coast of Massachusetts to the Campeche Bank. and in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.

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It has also been found as a fossil in Quaternary strata in several states along the eastern coast of the US

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References

1. Kurtziella cerina Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurtziella_cerina

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