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Gaza superba

(Superb Gaza)

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Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Superb Gaza

Description

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Family Trochidae

Operculum thin and horny , with numerous spiral lines .

Habitat

Typically found in the intertidal zone at the water's edge at a mean distance from sea level of 1,185.64 meters (3,889.90 feet).[1]

Biome: Coastal.

Taxonomy

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Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 24-Jun-1996

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Gaza

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2 species and subspecies in this genus:

G. superba (Superb Gaza) · G. superba superba (Superb Gaza)

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Notes

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal January 30, 2008:

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Standard Deviation = 1,940.500 based on 50 observations. Terrestrial altitude and ocean depth information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-05-08