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On the spawning of Melanella eburnea (Gastropoda, Eulimidae)

Vinicius Queiroz1 & Licia Sales2

1 Departamento de Fisiologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo. São Paulo, Brazil.
2 Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo. São Paulo, Brazil.


Eulimids are marine snails known to live in parasitic association with all echinoderm classes (Warén 1983). There are about 4,000 species of eulimids (Warén & Gittenberger 1993) distributed from the poles to the Equator (Redfern 2001; Schiaparelli et al. 2007; Nekhaev 2011). (…)

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Cite as: Queiroz V. & Sales L. (2013) On the spawning of Melanella eburnea (Gastropoda, Eulimidae). Strombus 20(1–2): 27–29.

Publication date: 31 December 2013.