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Cylichna nucleola L. A. Reeve, 1855

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

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Description

Of a compressly oblong-cylindrical form, with the spire so impressed as to show a broad internal groove, the young shell being coated throughout with a dark fulvous-chestnut cuticle.
Described as Bulla nucleola.
Source: Oldroyd, I.S. 1927 . The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America. Volume IIa

Distribution

RANGE. Grantly Harbor, Port Clarence, Bering Strait; circumboreal.
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 Cylichna nucleola (Reeve, 1855)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013

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