Lepetodrilus fucensis

Author: McLean, 1988


General: This species and L. gordensis cannot be reliably distinguished from each other on video.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): North of the Sovanco Fracture Zone and Blanco Transform Fault (Explorer and Juan de Fuca ridge systems).

Habitat description: Benthic, hydrothermal vents.

Additional Information


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Johnson, S.B., C.R. Young, W.J. Jones, A. Waren, and R.C. Vrijenhoek (2006). Migration, isolation, and speciation of hydrothermal vent limpets (Gastropoda; Lepetodrilidae) across the Blanco Transform Fault. Biological Bulletin, 210: 140-157. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/4134603

Citation: Lepetodrilus fucensis (McLean, 1988) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Lepetodrilus%20fucensis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-10-27.
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