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Acteocina inculta A. A. Gould & P. P. Carpenter, 1857

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

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Acteocina inculta

Author: Tryon & Pilsbry, Manual of Conchologie S1, Vol 15

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Description

Shell minute, solid, ivory-white, elongate-oval, minutely striated longi-tudinally; spire elevated, consisting of about four tabulated whorls. Aperture about seven-eighths the length of the shell, not attaining the end of the outer whorl, linear, constricted at the middle and somewhat dilated anteriorly, posterior angle rounded; pillar moderately arcuate, usually presenting a well-marked fold at the anterior fourth, and well-coated with enamel. Length, 0,125 inch; breadth, 0,063 Inch (Gould.)
Source: Oldroyd, I.S. 1927 . The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America. Volume IIa

Distribution

Monterey, California, to Gulf of California.
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 Acteocina inculta (Gould & Carpenter, 1857)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013

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