Nevillia

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Nevillia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Seguenzioidea
Family: Chilodontidae
Genus: Nevillia
H. Adams, 1868 [1]
Type species
Nevillia picta H. Adams, 1868
Synonyms[2]
  • Euchelus (Nevillia) H. Adams, 1868

Nevillia is a genus of mostly small deep water sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Chilodontidae.[2][3]

Description[edit]

The imperforate shell is acutely ovate. The convex whorls are spirally lirate and longitudinally striate. The columella is callous, and toothed below. The outer lip is smooth or toothed within, and varicose exteriorly.[4]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Nevillia include:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A. Adams. Zool. Proc., 289, 1868
  2. ^ a b c Rosenberg, G. (2012). Nevillia H. Adams, 1868. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=598115 on 2013-04-14
  3. ^ Ponder W. F. (1985) A review of the genera of the Rissoidae (Mollusca: Mesogastropoda: Rissoacea). Records of the Australian Museum supplement 4: 1-221. (12 February 1985)
  4. ^ Tryon (1887), Manual of Conchology IX – Solariidae (by William B. Marshall), Ianthinidae, Trichotropidae, Scalariidae, Cerithiidae, Rissoidae, Littorinidae
  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp

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