Agatha (gastropod)

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Heterobranchia
Clade: Euthyneura
Clade: Panpulmonata
Superfamily: Pyramidelloidea
Family: Pyramidellidae
Genus: Agatha
A. Adams, 1860[1]
Type species
Agatha virgo A. Adams, 1860

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Amathis A. Adams, 1861 (objective synonym)

Agatha is a small genus of minute sea snails or marine gastropod mollusks within the subfamily Syrnolinae, which is a part of the family Pyramidellidae.[2]

They have bilateral symmetry, and only have endoderm and ectoderm tissues.

The species of this genus are ectoparasites on other invertebrates.



Species brought into synonymy


  1. Adams A. (1860). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3)6: 422.
  2. Rosenberg, G. (2012). Agatha A. Adams, 1860. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-08-27
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