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Trochus sacellus R.A. Philippi, 1854

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  family Trochidae - top-shells »  genus Trochus

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Trochus sacellus

Author: Jan Delsing

Trochus sacellus

Author: Pilsbry - Manual of Conchology Serie 1 Volume 11

Trochus sacellus rota

Trochus sacellus rota

Author: Pilsbry - Manual of Conchology Serie 1 Volume 11

Trochus sacellus

Author: Jan Delsing

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Description

Shell false-umbilicate, conical, thick, reddish, maculate with white; whorls about eight, obliquely striate, spirally cingulate, cinguli numbering 6 on the penultimate whorl, the first (upper) large, composed of tubercles confluent two by two ; second and third composed of distinct tubercles, fourth and fifth have the tubercles connected, forming radiating costae, sixth composed of spiniform tubulose tubercles alternating with simple grains; last whorl carinated, crenulated at the periphery (by about 18 nodes), below plano-convex, white and red variegated, concentrically lirate, lirae granose, equal, about 8 in number, separated by concentrically striate interstices; aperture rhomboidal, lirate within; columella plicate-dentate; umbilical area white, spirally sulcate. Alt. 17, diam. 18 mm.
Source: Tryon & Pilsbry, Manual of Conchology, Serie 1, Volume 11.
Author: Jan Delsing

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Number of records: 1

subspecies Trochus sacellus rota R.W. Dunker, 1860

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