Triptychus

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Triptychus
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Drawing of a shell of Triptychus niveus
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Triptychus

Mörch, 1875 [1]
Type species
Triptychus nivea Mörch, 1875

Triptychus is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies. [2]

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Description

The subulate shell is spirally paucilirate. The aperture is lirate within, subsinuated in front. The columella is triplicate. [3]

Species

Species within the genus Triptychus include: [2]

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References

  1. Morch, Mal. Blatt., xxii, p. 158, 1875
  2. 1 2 WoRMS (2010). Triptychus Mörch, 1875. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=416104 on 2011-10-26
  3. G.W. Tryon, Manual of Conchology vol. VIII p. 295