Puposyrnola kaasi

Puposyrnola kaasi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
Superfamily: Pyramidelloidea
Family: Pyramidellidae
Genus: Puposyrnola
Species: P. kaasi
Binomial name
Puposyrnola kaasi
van Aartsen, Gittenberger E. & Goud, 1998[1]

Puposyrnola kaasi is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies.[2]


The subcylindrical, milky-white shell has a pupoidal apex. The length of the shell measures 4.4 mm. The six to seven whorls of the teleoconch are slightly concave. They are marked by a incised suture. The sculpture shows prosocline (i.e. they lean forward (adapically) with respect to the direction of the shell) growth lines and microscopic striae. The outer lip is straight. There is no umbilicus, columellar tooth or fold. [3]


This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off the Cape Verdes at depths between 270 m and 354 m.


  1. van Aartsen, Gittenberger E. & Goud (1998). Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) 321 : 1-57. World Register of Marine Species, Retrieved 2012-01-12.
  2. WoRMS (2010). Puposyrnola kaasi van Aartsen, Gittenberger E. & Goud, 1998. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=458521 on 2012-01-12
  3. J.J. van Aartsen, E. Gittenberger & J. Goud (1998), Pyramidellidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Heterobranchia) collected during the Dutch CANCAP and MAURITANIA expeditions in the south-eastern part of the North Atlantic Ocean (part 1); CANCAP-project . Contributions, no. 119
External identifiers for Puposyrnola kaasi
Encyclopedia of Life 19651377
WoRMS 458521
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