Herpetopoma sulciferum

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Herpetopoma sulciferum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Seguenzioidea
Family: Chilodontidae
Genus: Herpetopoma
Species: H. sulciferum
Binomial name
Herpetopoma sulciferum
(A. Adams, 1853)
Synonyms

Monodonta sulcifera A. Adams, 1853 (original combination)

Herpetopoma sulciferum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chilodontidae.[1][2]

Description[edit]

(Original description by A. Adams, in Latin) "Testa globoso-conica, umbilicata, fusca, cingulis granorum distantium moniliformibus, interstitiis profounde sulcatis, sulcis sublaevis, longitudinaliter striatis ornata; columella ad basin trisulcata, dente parvo acuto instructa; labro tenui, intus sulcato." [3]

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs off Northwest Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Herpetopoma sulciferum (A. Adams, 1853). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=547213 on 2013-04-14
  2. ^ Poppe G.T., Tagaro S.P. & Dekker H. (2006) The Seguenziidae, Chilodontidae, Trochidae, Calliostomatidae and Solariellidae of the Philippine Islands. Visaya Supplement 2: 1-228.
  3. ^ Tryon (1889), Manual of Conchology XI, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia

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