Duplicaria

Belongs within: Terebridae. Duplicaria is a genus of auger shells in which spiral sculpture is absent or very weak, and a subsutural groove is present cutting through the axial ribs. Duplicaria Dall 1908 (see below for synonymy)BK11 |–*D. duplicata (Linnaeus 1758)W94, WG71 (see below for synonymy) |–D. australis (Smith 1873)WG71 |–D. baileyi Bratcher & Cernohorsky… Continue reading Duplicaria

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Hastula

Belongs within: Terebridae. Hastula is a genus of auger shells in which the feeding apparatus includes a long and eversible labial tube, a relatively large buccal cavity, and a long and retractile buccal tube, together with a poison gland and bulb and a radular sac containing two rows of harpoon-like teeth (Auffenberg & Lee 1988).… Continue reading Hastula

Terebra

Belongs within: Terebridae. Terebra is a genus of auger shells with a very high spire, more than twice the height of the aperture. The genus has historically been very broadly defined and its boundaries relative to other terebrids remains uncertain. Most species lack poison glands and an associated radular apparatus, instead having an accessory feeding… Continue reading Terebra

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