Tomellana lineata

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Tomellana lineata
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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
Species:
T. lineata
Binomial name
Tomellana lineata
(Lamarck, 1816)
Synonyms [1]
  • Clavatula lineataLamarck, 1816
  • Perrona lineata(Lamarck, 1816)
  • Tomella lineata(Lamarck, 1816)
  • Tomella lineata var. gracilisStrebel, 1912 (original combination)
  • Tomellana lineata var. gracilis(Strebel, 1912)

Tomellana lineata, common name the wavy-line turrid, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Clavatulidae. [1] [2]

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Description

The size of an adult shell varies between 20 mm and 45 mm. The shell is smooth with a body whorl more or less constricted above. The spire is sometimes very short, and sometimes long. The color of the shell is whitish or yellowish brown, thickly flexuously longitudinally lineated with chestnut or chocolate. [3]

Distribution

This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean from Senegal to Angola.

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References

  1. 1 2 Gofas, S. (2011). Tomellana lineata (Lamarck, 1818). In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=591973 on 15 June 2016
  2. P. Bouchet; Yu. I. Kantor; A. Sysoev & N. Puillandre (2011). "A new operational classification of the Conoidea (Gastropoda)". Journal of Molluscan Studies . 77 (3): 273–308. doi: 10.1093/mollus/eyr017 .
  3. George Washington Tryon, Manual of Conchology vol. VI p. 231; 1884 (described as Clavatula perrona)