WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthletinae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954

382258

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accepted
Subfamily
marine
Bail, P. (2009). Athletinae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382258 on 2017-11-20

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basis of record Bail P. & Poppe G.T. 2001. A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. ConchBooks, Hackenheim. 30 pp, 5 pl. (updated October 2008 for WoRMS) [details]   
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Head bilobed and divided by a prominent median cleft and laterally produced into two tentacles behind which are prominent eye stalks. Siphonal appendages absent or very weakly developed. No operculum. Tubular salivary glands separated from the racemose salivary gland. Radula triserial with a central row of small tricuspid teeth and small unicuspid laterals. [details]