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Cancilla isabella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Muricoidea
Genus  Cancilla
Phylum  Mollusca
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Mitridae
Scientific name  Cancilla isabella
Rank  Species
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Similar  Domiporta, Mitra incompta, Ziba interlirata, Mitra imperialis

Cancilla isabella is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Mitridae, the miters or miter snails.

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Description

The species was first described by William Swainson as Tiara isabella. The shell is slender, fawn coloured, unspotted, and marked by slender crowded, transverse, convex ribs with the interstices deeply cancellated.

Distribution

The type specimen was obtained from "New Holland", i.e. Australia.

References

Cancilla isabella Wikipedia


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