Darrylia

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Darrylia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Caenogastropoda
Clade: Hypsogastropoda
Clade: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Horaiclavidae
Genus: Darrylia
García, 2008[1]
Type species
Darrylia harryleei García, 2008
Species

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Darrylia is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Horaiclavidae.

It was previously included tentatively within the subfamily Crassispirinae of the family Turridae.[2]

Description[edit]

Species in this genus show a broad protoconch with 1.5 whorls and without spiral ornamentation. The claviform shell contains strong axial ribs, crossed by narrower spiral cords, and lacks a sutural cord. The elongate-ovate aperture measures about ⅓ of the total length of the shell. The lip shows a strong varix.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Darrylia include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ García E. F. (2008). "Eight new molluscan species (Gastropoda: Turridae) from the western Atlantic, with description of two new genera". Novapex 9(1): 1-15.
  2. ^ Darrylia Garcia, 2008.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  3. ^ Darrylia harryleei García, 2008.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.

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