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Propebela alitakensis (Dall, 1919)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Caenogastropoda »  family Mangeliidae »  genus Propebela

Scientific synonyms

Oenopota alitakensis W. H. Dall, 1919

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Description

Oenopota alitakensis: Shell thin, pale-yellowish, with touches of reddish-brown on the prominences, with about six whorls, the nucleus eroded, the suture distinct; axial sculpture of (on the last whorl 14) sigmoid ribs which cross the whorls and reach the canal with subequal interspaces; spiral sculpture with narrow channeled grooves with wider flattish interspaces often divided by a central feebler groove; these cover the whole surface; aperture simple, inner lip erased, white; canal short, very slightly recurved. Height of shell, 20; of last whorl, 14; diameter, 9 mm. (Dall.)
Source: Oldroyd, I.S. 1927 . The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America. Volume IIa

Distribution

Oenopota alitakensis: USA: Unimak Island, Aleutians, to Alitak Bay, Kodiak, Alaska
Author: Jan Delsing

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