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Levipyrgulina
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Heterobranchia
informal group Lower Heterobranchia
Superfamily:
Pyramidelloidea
Family:
Pyramidellidae
Subfamily:
Chrysallidinae
Genus:
Levipyrgulina

Laws, 1941
Species

See text.

Levipyrgulina is a small genus of very small sea snails, pyramidellid gastropod mollusks or micromollusks. This genus is currently placed in the subfamily Chrysallidinae of the family Odostomiidae.

Shell description

The original description of the genus and the type species can be found at: [1]

Life history

Nothing is known about the biology of the members of this genus. As is true of most members of the Pyramidellidae sensu lato, they are (were) most likely ectoparasites.

Species within the genus Levipyrgulina

  • Levipyrgulina sulcata Laws, 1941 (Type species) Holotype in Auckland Museum, accession number AM71008
  • Levipyrgulina marginata Laws, 1941de:Pyramidelloidea
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