Fargoa


Fargoa

Taxobox
name = Fargoa


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regnum = Animalia
phylum = Mollusca
classis = Gastropoda
ordo = Heterostropha
superfamilia = Pyramidelloidea
familia = Pyramidellidae
subfamilia = Chrysallidinae
genus = "Fargoa"
genus_authority = Bartsch, 1955
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = See text.

"Fargoa" is a genus of very small sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies. This genus is currently placed in the the subfamily Chrysallidinae.

Life habits

The members of "Fargoa" are ectoparasites on the serpulid polychaete "Hydroides" (Robertson & Mau-Lastovica, 1979).

pecies within the genus "Fargoa"

* "Fargoa calesi" (Bartsch, 1955) = "Fargoa bushiana" (Bartsch, 1909) (as "Odostomia bushiana") (Type species) cite journal | author=Schander C.; Van Aartsen J.J.;Corgan J. X.| title=Families and genera of the Pyramidelloidea (Mollusca: Gastropoda)| journal=Bollettino Malacologico| year=1999| volume=34| issue=9-12| pages=145–166]
* "Fargoa bartschi" (Winkley, 1909)
* "Fargoa buijsei" (de Jong and Coomans, 1988)
* "Fargoa dianthophila" (H. W. Wells & M. J. Wells, 1961)
* "Fargoa dux" (Dall & Bartsch, 1906)
* "Fargoa gibbosa" (Bush, 1909)

Notes

References

* cite journal
author = Bartsch, P.
year = 1955
date=
title = The pyramidellid molluscs of the Pliocene deposits of North St. Petersburg, Florida
journal = Smithsonian Micellaneous Collections
volume = 106
issue = 20
pages = 1–102, 18 plates
issn =
doi =

* cite journal
author = Robertson, R., Mau-Lastovicka, T.
year = 1979
date=
title = The ectoparasitism of "Boonea" and "Fargoa" (Gastropoda: Pyramidellidae)
journal = Biological Bulletin
volume = 157
issue =
pages = 320–333
issn =
doi =

External links

* [http://www.jaxshells.org/ary.htm "Fargoa dianthophila" - Serpulid odostome]
* [http://www.jaxshells.org/929za.htm "Fargoa buijsei" - Buijse’s Odostome]


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