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Clypeosectus curvus McLean 1989 (snail)

Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda - Clypeosectidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 164107

Full reference: J. H. McLean. 1989. New slit-limpets (Scissurellacea and Fissurellacea) from hydrothermal vents. Part 1. Systematic descriptions and comparisons based on shell and radular characteristics. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Contributions in Science 407:1-29

Belongs to Clypeosectus according to J. H. McLean 1989

Sister taxon: Clypeosectus delectus

Type specimen: USNM 859976, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell 4.60 x 4.00