Tomellana

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Tomellana
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Apertural view of a shell of Tomellana lineata
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Clavatulidae
Genus: Tomellana
(Wenz, 1943) [1]
Type species
Clavatula lineata
(Lamarck, 1816)
Synonyms

TomellaSwainson, 1840

Tomellana is a genus of sea snail marine gastropod mollusks in the family Clavatulidae. [2]

Contents

Tomellana is a replacement name for Tomella Swainson, 1840, a junior homonym of Tomella Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (order Diptera)

Description

The smooth and shining shell has a fusiform shape. The spire consists of 10 - 11 whorls and is not much longer than the body whorl. The first 1½ whorls are smooth and translucent. The width of the whorls increase slowly into becoming a bulging body whorl. The whorls are separated by a simple suture. The aperture is oval. The inner lip shows a thick callosity at the top. The siphonal canal is short and wide. [3]

Species

Species brought into synonymy

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References

  1. "Tomellana Wenz, 1943". World Register of Marine Species. August 4, 2011. Retrieved August 25, 2011.
  2. Bouchet, P. (2015). Tomellana. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=578159 on 2016-04-13
  3. Hermann Strebel, Bemerkungen zu den Clavatula-Gruppen Perrona und Tomella; Hamburg :Kommissionsverlag von L. Gräfe & Sillem,1912.