|Apertural view of a shell Turritella cingulifera|
G. B. Sowerby I, 1825
It is placed either in subgenus Kurosioia or Haustator.[clarification needed]
The slender conical shell is whitish to yellowish brown with a chestnut band next to the suture. The shell sometimes has undulating, transverse chestnut lines or a central chestnut band made up of two or three close parallel lines on the body whorl. The shell has about twelve whorls. They are contracted between the deep suture and then rounded with a number of thin, elevated, spiral striae. The length of the shell is 1,90 cm (.75 inch).
- Sowerby, G. B., I. 1825. A catalogue of the shells contained in the collection of the late Earl of Tankerville, arranged according to the Lamarckian conchological system; together with an appendix, containing descriptions of many new species. London: E. J, available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=TXqqeuJUQygC page(s): p. 56 + Appendix p. 14
- Gould, A.A. (1861) Description of new shells collected by the United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 7: 382–389; 400-409. page(s): 386
- Garrard, T. A. (1972) A revision of Australian Recent and Tertiary Turritellidae (Gastropoda, Mollusca), J. Malac. Soc. Aust., 2(3): 267-338
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