Taxon profile


Trochus subincarnatus P. Fisher, 1879

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  family Trochidae - top-shells »  genus Trochus


Trochus subincarnatus

Author: Pilsbry - Manual of Conchology Serie 1 Volume 11

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Allied, according to Fischer, to T. maculatus, but differing in the following characters : the form is more conic, last whorl less convex, less elevated, the spiral lirae on the inferior part of the last whorl less conspicuous, the longitudinal folds strongly developed, rendering the periphery dentate ; T. incarnatus differs from this species in being less conical, smaller, more elongate, with fewer lirae on the base (7 or 8 instead of 12), etc. Alt. 32, diam. 39 mill.
Source: Tryon & Pilsbry, Manual of Conchology, Serie 1, Volume 11.
Author: Jan Delsing

Similar species

Trochus maculatus Linnaeus, 1758

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Trochus subincarnatus Fisher, 1879]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013

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