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genus

Trophon Montfort, 1810

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Neogastropoda »  family Muricidae - Muricids »  subfamily Trophoninae

Description

The genus Trophon is well developed in the southern ocean and has its counterpart in Boreotrophon of Arctic and North Temperate seas. Typical Trophon has a large globose thin shell with prominent axial lamellae and a smooth paucispiral asymmetrical protoconch. The radula consists of a central tooth with an L-shaped lateral on each side. The central tooth is broad and shallow with three main cusps and two intermediates. Operculum horny, ovate with a terminal nucleus.
Powell, 1951. Antarctic and Subantarctic Mollusca: Pelecypoda and Gastropoda. (Secundary description)
Author: Jan Delsing

Included taxa

Number of records: 40

species Trophon acerapex R. Houart, 1986
species Trophon albidus R. A. Philippi, 1846
species Trophon albolabratus E. A. Smith, 1875

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species Trophon bahamondei McLean & Andrade, 1982
species Trophon barnardi R. Houart, 1987

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species Trophon barvicensis Johnston, 1825
species Trophon breviatus J. G. Jeffreys, 1882
species Trophon celebensis M.M. Schepman, 1913

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species Trophon clenchi Carcelles, 1953
species Trophon condensatus Ch. Hedley, 1916
species Trophon coulmanensis Smith, 1907
species Trophon deversus E. A. A. Locard, 1897
species Trophon droueti Ph. Dautzenberg, 1889
species Trophon drygalskii J. Thiele, 1912
species Trophon echinatus L. C. Kiener, 1840
species Trophon echinolamellatus A. W. B. Powell, 1951

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species Trophon elongatus H. Strebel, 1904
species Trophon geversianus (Pallas, 1774)

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species Trophon gruveli Ph. Dautzenberg, 1910
species Trophon hoylei H. Strebel, 1904
species Trophon incertus K. H. Barnard, 1959
species Trophon lacrima R. Houart, 1991
species Trophon leptocharteres Oliver & Picken, 1984
species Trophon licinus Hedley & Petterd, 1906
species Trophon longstaffi Smith, 1907
species Trophon macquariensis A. W. B. Powell, 1957
species Trophon mawsoni A. W. B. Powell, 1957
species Trophon minutus H. Strebel, 1907
species Trophon nucelliformis Oliver & Picken, 1984

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species Trophon orbignyi Carcelles, 1946

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species Trophon pelseneeri E. A. Smith, 1915
species Trophon plicatus (Lightfoot, 1786)
species Trophon priestleyi Ch. Hedley, 1911
species Trophon purdyae R. Houart, 1983
species Trophon scotianus A. W. B. Powell, 1951

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species Trophon sentus Berry, 1969
species Trophon shackletoni Ch. Hedley, 1911

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species Trophon spinacutus R. Houart, 1986
species Trophon tirardi R. Houart, 1991
species Trophon triacanthus Castellanos, Rolèn & Bartolotta, 1987

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