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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthletinae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954 
AphiaID: 382258

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 editorMuricoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthletinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Subfamily
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutidae Rafinesque, 1815
Source  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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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthleta Conrad, 1853
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutilithes Swainson, 1831 †

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutocorbis Dall, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthleta Conrad, 1853
Environment marine
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:382258
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2009-02-04 08:47:21Z  created  Bail, Patrice
  
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  Citation: Bail, P. (2014). Athletinae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382258 on 2014-11-28
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