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Acteocina Gray, 1847

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Opistobranchia - opisthobranchs »  family Cylichnidae


*Zylindrisch-ovoid. Spira klein, treppenartig mit abgeflachten Umgängen. Mit gekipptem, heterostrophem Apex. Nähte rinnenförmig. Spindel konkav, oben mit (manchmal obsoleter) Falte. Spindellippe umgeschlagen. (F. Nordsieck)

*Shell cylindrical or fusiform, involute, covered with an epidermis; spire distinct, produced, apex mamillated, suture canaliculated; aperture narrow, linear; inner lip callous, furnished at the fore part with a single plait; outer lip straight, simple. (A. Adams.)
Source: Nordsieck, F., 1972. Die europäischen Meeresschnecken (Opisthobranchia mit Pyramidellidae; Rissoacea). Vom Eismeer bis Kapverden, Mittelmeer und Schwarzes Meer.
Author: Jan Delsing

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

species Acteocina oldroydi W. H. Dall, 1925

Acteocina oldroydi

species Acteocina oryza (Totten, 1835)

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