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Turbonilla portoparkerensis J. G. Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1951

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Allogastropoda »  family Pyramidellidae »  genus Turbonilla

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Turbonilla portoparkerensis

Author: Hertlein, L.G. & Strong, A.M.

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Description

Shell elongate-conic, very slender, pale brown; nucleus and several of the upper whorls decollated; axial ribs faint, irregular and irregularly spaced, entire surface with incised spiral lines, about 20 on each whorl; periphery subangulated, base short, with incised spiral lines similar to those on the spire; aperture subquadrate, outer lip thin, columella short, straight, somewhat reflected. The remaining whorls of the type measure: length, 7.3 mm.; diameter, 1.4 mm.
Hertlein, L.G. & Strong, A.M., 1951; Mollusks from the W. Coast of Mexico & Central America. Part 10

Interchangeable taxa

The shell of this species differs from that of Turbonilla (Ptycheulimella) magdalinensis Bartsch in that the spiral sculpture consists of incised lines rather than of exceedingly fine striations.
Hertlein, L.G. & Strong, A.M., 1951; Mollusks from the W. Coast of Mexico & Central America. Part 10

Distribution

Near Port Parker Costa Rica.
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 Turbonilla portoparkerensis Hertlein & Strong, 1951]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013

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