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species

Propebela popovia (Dall, 1919)

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

Scientific synonyms

Oenopota popovia W. H. Dall, 1919

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Description

Oenopota popovia: Shell white with straw-colored periostracum, six shouldered whorls, a subglobular small nucleus, and distinct suture; spiral sculpture of (on the upper whorl, four or five) rounded threads, between the shoulder and the succeeding suture, the threading obsolete on the last whorl or reduced to fine striation on the base and canal; axial sculpture on the spire of about 16 short rounded ribs swollen at the shoulder and reaching the succeeding suture, but fainter on the last whorl and absent from the base; aperture simple, pillar white, erased, canal short, straight. Height of shell, 13; 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

Distribution

Oenopota popovia: RANGE. Bristol Bay, Bering Sea, to Point Pinos, California.
Author: Jan Delsing

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