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Folinella excavata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Clade  Heterobranchia
Clade  Panpulmonata
Phylum  Mollusca
Rank  Species
Class  Gastropoda
Clade  Euthyneura
Family  Pyramidellidae
Genus  Folinella
Folinella excavata
Similar  Ondina, Brachystomia eulimoides, Parthenina

Folinella excavata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies.

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Description

The white shell is solid, opaque and rather glossy. Its length measures 3.75 mm. The teleoconch contains six whorls. The suture is broad and very deep. The shell shows prominent spiral ridges, of which there are three on the main part of the body whorl, and two slighter ones at the base, and two ridges on the spire whorls. They are crossed obliquely by sharp longitudinal ribs, extending to the base. Their intersections with the spiral sculpture appear nodulous. The columellar tooth is small and remote. The umbilicus is narrow but distinct.

Distribution

This marine species occurs in the following locations:

  • European waters (ERMS scope)
  • Greek Exclusive Economic Zone
  • Irish Exclusive economic Zone
  • Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone
  • South West Coast of Apulia
  • Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone
  • United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone
  • References

    Folinella excavata Wikipedia


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