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Wairarapa duplaris (C. Hedley, 1922)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Neogastropoda »  family Drilliidae »  genus Wairarapa

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Wairarapa duplaris

Author: Hedley

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Description

Shell small, solid, lanceolate. Colour dull cream, with a faint dorsal zone of brown. Whorls eight, including a two-whorled protoconch. Sculpture: The radials are smooth round-backed perpendicular ribs, truncated by a smooth and constricted fasciole, amounting to eleven on the penultimate; on the earlier part of the body-whorl these ribs are smaller and closer together than previously; half a whorl behind the aperture is a rough varix, beyond which the ribs cease ; spirals: on the base are about a dozen fine grooves; between the suture and the fasciole is a spiral ridge which tends to break up into beads opposite the ribs. Aperture narrow; sinus C-shaped ; a thick callus knob occurs at the right insertion. Length 8 mm., breadth 3 mm.
Source: Hedley, C., 1922. A revision of the Australian Turridae. (Original description)

Distribution

Australia. Queensland. Type Location: 5 fathoms, off the Horsey River, Gulf of Carpentaria
Author: Jan Delsing

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Wairarapa duplaris (Hedley, 1922)]
Data retrieved on: 22 November 2013

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