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Assiminea vulgaris
Scientific classification
  • Rissoia vulgaris Webster, 1905
  • Rissoa (Setia) vulgaris (Webster). Suter, 1913
  • Barleeia chrysomela Melv. and Stand. Iredale, 1913
  • Notosetia vulgaris (Webster). Iredale, 1915
  • Assiminea nitida (not of Pease 1865). Oliver, 1915
  • Tatea hedleyi Brookes, 1924
  • Assiminea nitida (not of Pease 1865). Finlay, 1926

Assiminea vulgaris is a species of minute salt marsh snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Assimineidae.


The dental formula of the stenoglossan radula of Assiminea vulgaris is 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1. The central tooth has five cusps, and three denticles on each side, below. The inner lateral tooth has six cusps and the outer lateral tooth five. The marginal teeth show 15 pectinate cusps.

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