Ianthina

I`an´thi`na


n.1.(Zool.) Any gastropod of the genus Ianthina, of which various species are found living in mid ocean; - called also purple shell, and violet snail.
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2005), from two molluscan (Tridacna crocea, a giant clam, and Pteraeolidia ianthina, a nudibranch) and cnidian (Pseudopterogorgia bipinnata, a gorgonian coral) (Skjenstad et al.
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Feeding preferences and rates of the snail, Ianthina prolongata, the barnacle, Lepas anserifera, the nudibranchs, Glaucus atlanticus and Fiona pinnata, and the food web in the marine neuston.