Taxon profile


Trochaclis Thiele, 1912

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Vetigastropoda »  family Ataphridae »  subfamily Trochaclidinae


Small, tall-spired skeneimorph gastropods with smooth shell except two to four, strong, steeply ascending spiral ridges in umbilicus. Protoconch spirally ridged. Radula with at least 40 undifferentiated, down-like teeth per transverse row.
Source: Warén,A. 1992.
Author: Jan Delsing

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

species Trochaclis antarctica Thiele, 1912
species Trochaclis islandica Warén, 1989
species Trochaclis versiliensis Warén, Carrozza & Rocchini in Warén, 1992

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [75b10c19-205c-4f6e-9ede-35036988a061]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Trochaclis Thiele, 1912]
Data retrieved on: 15 February 2015

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