Taxon profile


Curtitoma lawrenciana (Dall, 1919)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Neogastropoda »  family Mangeliidae »  genus Curtitoma

Scientific synonyms

Oenopota nazanensis W. H. Dall, 1919


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Oenopota nazanensis: Shell short-fusiform, white with a brown band in front of the suture and another on the base, or all white with about five whorls and a very small blunt nucleus, suture distinct, whorls moderately rounded; axial sculpture of (on the penultimate whorl about 25) narrow, crowded, sigmoid ribs not passing the periphery but extending from the preceding suture with narrower interspaces; spiral sculpture of narrow grooves with wider interspaces, more close toward the base and on the spire cutting the summits of the ribs; aperture simple, pillar white, erased; canal short, straight. Height of shell, 11; of last whorl, 8; diameter, 5.5 mm. (Dall.)
Source: Oldroyd, I.S. 1927 . The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America. Volume IIa


Oenopota nazanensis: Type locality, Nazan Bay, Atka Island, Aleutian Islands.
RANGE. Norton Sound, Alaska, to Aleutian Islands.
Author: Jan Delsing

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Curtitoma lawrenciana (Dall, 1919)]
Data retrieved on: 2 May 2017

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