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species

Propebela rassina (Dall, 1919)

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

Scientific synonyms

Oenopota rassina W. H. Dall, 1919

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Description

Oenopota rassina: Shell small, white, with a small (decorticated) nuclear whorl and five subsequent, slightly shouldered whorls; suture distinct, not appressed; axial sculpture of (on the last whorl about 20) narrow, rounded ribs extending from the suture over the periphery but more or less obsolete on the base, the interspaces wider; spiral sculpture of numerous, close-set, rounded threads over the whole surface but not nodulating the ribs; anal sulcus very shallow, outer lip thin, nearly straight, inner lip erased, canal very short, hardly differentiated from the aperture. Height of shell, 10; of last whorl, 7; diameter, 5.5 mm. (Dall.) NOT FIGURED.
TYPE in United States National Museum, No. 214224.
Source: Oldroyd, I.S. 1927 . The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America. Volume IIa

Distribution

Oenopota rassina: RANGE. Off Bristol Bay, Bering Sea.
Author: Jan Delsing

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