Triplostephanus elliscrossi

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Triplostephanus elliscrossi
Triplostephanus elliscrossi 001.jpg
Apertural view of a shell of Triplostephanus elliscrossi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Terebridae
Genus: Triplostephanus
Species: T. elliscrossi
Binomial name
Triplostephanus elliscrossi
(Bratcher, 1979)
Synonyms[1]
  • Cinguloterebra elliscrossi (Bratcher, 1979)
  • Terebra elliscrossi Bratcher, 1979

Triplostephanus elliscrossi is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Terebridae, the auger snails.[1]

Description[edit]

The length of the shell varies between 34 mm and 83 mm.

Distribution[edit]

Thiis marine species occurs off Madagascar and Hawaii.

References[edit]

  • Bratcher T. & Cernohorsky W.O. (1987). Living terebras of the world. A monograph of the recent Terebridae of the world. American Malacologists, Melbourne, Florida & Burlington, Massachusetts. 240pp.
  • Terryn Y. (2007). Terebridae: A Collectors Guide. Conchbooks & NaturalArt. 59pp + plates.
  • Severns M. (2011) Shells of the Hawaiian Islands - The Sea Shells. Conchbooks, Hackenheim. 564 pp.

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