BIOTIC Species Information for Caecum armoricum
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Researched byNicola White Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDennis R. Seaward
Taxonomy
Scientific nameCaecum armoricum Common nameDeFolin's lagoon snail
MCS CodeW416 Recent SynonymsCaecum incomptum Monterosata, 1884

PhylumMollusca Subphylum
Superclass ClassGastropoda
SubclassProsobranchia OrderMesogastropoda
Suborder FamilyCaecidae
GenusCaecum Speciesarmoricum
Subspecies   

Additional InformationThe taxonomy of the Gastropoda has been recently revised (see Ponder & Lindberg 1997, and Taylor 1996). Ponder & Lindberg (1997) suggest that Mesogastropoda should be included in a monophyletic clade, the Caenogastropoda.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Barnes, 1994, Aartsen & Hoenselaar, 1984, Seaward, 1989, Ponder, 1990, Ponder & Lindberg, 1997, Taylor, 1996,
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