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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrilliola loprestiana (Calcara, 1841) 
AphiaID: 183133

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBorsoniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrilliola (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrilliola Locard, 1897
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrilliola comatotropis (Dall, 1881)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodrillia loprestiana (Calcara, 1841)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleurotoma loprestiana Calcara, 1841
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleurotoma tarentini Philippi, 1844 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleurotoma tiara Watson, 1881 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleurotoma trecchi Testa, 1842 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleurotoma tricincta Brugnone, 1862 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaphitoma barbierii Brusina, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaranis pulchella Verrill, 1880 (synonym)
Sources  original description Calcara P. (1841). Monografie dei generi Spirorbis e Succinea seguita da alcune nuove specie di conchiglie siciliane. Giornale Letterario 226: 1-11, available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=3psEAAAAQAAJ&pg=RA1-PA86
page(s): 89-90 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorto CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Type of larval development: planktotrophic, inferred from multispiral protoconch.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Shell fusiform up to 7 mm high, with elevated spire and body whorl less than half the total height. Protoconch proportionally very large, with 4-5 convex whorls and a sculpture of axial riblets and a marked suprasutural keel. Teleoconch with 3-4 whorls, with a sculpture of strong, elevated and acute spiral cords, narrower than the interspaces. Axial sculpture of fine raised threads which are very conspicuous in the interspaces and attenuated over the cords. Aperture elongate; outer lip simple, with a deep U-shaped sinus situated next to the suture, then with convex profile in lateral view. Columellar edge simple, making an angle with the parietal edge. Colour of protoconch dark brown, of teleoconch pure white. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Eastern Atlantic, from Bay of Biscay to West Africa, Canary Is. Madeira and the Azores; Mediterranean. Gorringe and Josephine seamounts, uncommon in 335-485 m. Western Atlantic, from Georgia to Brazil. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality near Messina, Sicily [Plio-Pleistocene fossil] [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Drilliola loprestiana (Calcara, 1841)Specimen from Josephine seamount, 36°46'N, 14°17'W, 315-335 m, 'Seamount 1' DW45 (actual size 8.5 mm)
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Drilliola loprestiana (Calcara, 1841)Specimen from Djibouti banks, Alboran Sea (actual size 5.5 mm) and detail of protoconch under SEM
Drilliola loprestia...

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:183133
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-10-10 16:37:26Z  created  db_admin
2009-10-31 21:40:41Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Drilliola loprestiana (Calcara, 1841). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=183133 on 2014-04-20
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