Guildfordia aculeata

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Guildfordia aculeata
Guildfordia aculeata 01.JPG
A shell of Guildfordia aculeata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Turbinidae
Genus: Guildfordia
Species: G. aculeata
Binomial name
Guildfordia aculeata
Kosuge, 1979
Synonyms
  • Guildfordia kurzi Petuch, 1979
  • Guildfordia tagaroae Alf & Kreipl, 2006

Guildfordia aculeata , common name the aculeate star turban, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turbinidae, the turban snails.[1]

Description[edit]

The size of the shell varies between 35 mm and 60 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs off the Philippines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guildfordia aculeata Kosuge, 1979.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 20 April 2010.
  • Kosuge S. (1979) Description of a new species of the genus Guildfordia (Turbinidae, Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Institute of Malacology, Tokyo 1(2): 20, pl. 4.
  • Alf A. & Kreipl K. (2011) The family Turbinidae. Subfamilies Turbininae Rafinesque, 1815 and Prisogasterinae Hickman & McLean, 1990. In: G.T. Poppe & K. Groh (eds), A Conchological Iconography. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. pp. 1-82, pls 104-245

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