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genus

Torinia Gray, 1842

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Allogastropoda »  family Architectonicidae - Sundials

Description

Shell varying from planorbiform to turbinately elevated, umbilicus perspective; its margins slightly crenate; operculum corneous, generally conically elevated, externally spiral, with projecting edges; internal face smooth, with a spirally twisted elevation.
Dall, W.H. & Simpson, C.T., 1901. The Mollusca of Porto Rico.
Author: Jan Delsing

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