Buccinidae sp. 1


General: Tan-yellow periostracum, no shouldering between sutures, fine spiral striae. Not consistent with Retimohnia sp. A, nor Aulacofusus/Colus trophius (for which the taxonomy is currently in flux). Egg cases small, rounded, leaf-like attachment.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Kosyan, A.R. and Y.I. Kantor (2013). Revision of the genus Aulacofusus Dall, 1918 (Gastropoda: Buccinidae). Ruthenica 23:1–33.

Citation: Buccinidae sp. 1 Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Buccinidae%20sp.%201. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-05-09.
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