Shell description

The thin shell is external and transparent with an oval and rounded shape when viewed from above. The opening of the shell is wide and the edge is smooth, the upper part of the edge curves smoothly towards the top of the shell (apex), which is sunken down into the shell. The shell is slightly umbilicated. The surface is smooth but may have faint growth lines. The size of the shell is around 3.5 mm.

Animal description

Nothing is known about the anatomy of this species.





Geographical distribution

Only known from Lofoten.


Ohnheiser LT og Malaquias MAE (2013). Systematic revision of the gastropod family Philinidae (Mollusca: Cephalaspidea) in the northeast Atlantic Ocean with emphasis on the Scandinavian peninsula. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 167(2): 273-326. DOI: 10.1111/zoj.12000.