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Euchelus barbadensis W.H. Dall, 1927

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Seguenziida »  family Chilodontidae »  genus Euchelus

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Euchelus barbadensis

Author: Moolenbeek & Faber

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Description

Shell small, flesh color, with scattered brownish dots, and a glassy nucleus of a whorl and a half with about three subsequent whorls; the entire surface covered with (on the last whorl 15) subequal beaded cords with narrower interspaces; whorls rounded, suture obscure; there is no obvious axial sculpture; aperture subcircular, the peritreme crenulate by the external sculpture, the pillar broad, white, somewhat excavated, with a small protuberance anteriorly; the base is imperforate, the interior of the aperture brilliantly pearly; height, 9; maximum diameter. 9 mm. U.S. Nat. Mus. Cat. No. 21103. Barbados, West Indies.
Moolenbeek & Faber 1989. The genus Euchelus in the West Indies
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 Euchelus barbadensis Dall, 1927]
Data retrieved on: 22 November 2013

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