Onustus longleyi

Onustus longleyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Xenophoroidea
Family: Xenophoridae
Genus: Onustus
Species: O. longleyi
Binomial name
Onustus longleyi
Bartsch, 1931

Xenophora longleyi Bartsch, 1931

Onustus longleyi is a species of large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Xenophoridae, the carrier shells.[1]




Onustus longleyi is distributed along the American Atlantic coast from North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean reaching Brazil in the South. It can be found between 180 and 695 meters.[2]


  1. ^ a b Onustus longleyi Bartsch, 1931. WoRMS (2010). Onustus longleyi Bartsch, 1931. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=468054 on 9 July 2010.
  2. ^ Kreipl, K. & Alf, A. (1999): Recent Xenophoridae. 148 pp. incl. 28 color plts. ConchBooks, Hackenheim, ISBN 3-925919-26-0.

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