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genus

Ancistrolepis Dall, 1895

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Neogastropoda »  family Buccinidae - Whelks

Description

Shell usually is large or, sometimes, rather small in size, slender or broadly-fusiform. Siphon is short, wide. Spiral sculpture consists of ribs and keels. Axial sculpture consists of growth lines only. Shell is covered with thick greenish periostracum, which sometimes forms bristles.
[Egorov, 1994]
Author: Jan Delsing

Included taxa

Number of records: 21

species Ancistrolepis borealis Tiba, 1969
species Ancistrolepis buccinoides T. Habe & Ito, 1965
species Ancistrolepis chikaoi Tiba, 1968
species Ancistrolepis damon W. H. Dall, 1907
species Ancistrolepis decora W. H. Dall, 1925
species Ancistrolepis eucosmius (W. H. Dall, 1891)
species Ancistrolepis fujitai T. Kuroda, 1931

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species Ancistrolepis grammatus W. H. Dall, 1907
species Ancistrolepis hikitai T. Kuroda, 1944
species Ancistrolepis hiranoi Shikama, 1962
species Ancistrolepis isikawai Tiba, 1974
species Ancistrolepis kawamurai T. Habe & Ito, 1972

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species Ancistrolepis magnum W. H. Dall, 1895

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species Ancistrolepis nanas T. Kuroda, 1971
species Ancistrolepis okhotense W. H. Dall, 1925
species Ancistrolepis polynematicus H. A. Pilsbry, 1907
species Ancistrolepis sasakii T. Habe & Ito, 1970
species Ancistrolepis trochoideus W. H. Dall, 1907
species Ancistrolepis unicum H. A. Pilsbry, 1905

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species Ancistrolepis uritai Tiba & Kosuge, 1982
species Ancistrolepis vietnamensis Sirenko & Goryachev, 1990

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