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The Turridae Family includes 208 species comprising 15 genus (Gemmula (50 species), Turris (25), Polystira (25), ...)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Gastropoda 
  Subclass    : Caenogastropoda 
   Order       : Neogastropoda 
    Superfamily : Conoidea 
     Family      : Turridae 

Common name : turrids

Aspect : very varied shells generally spindle shaped with a characteristic notch on the upper part of the labrum. Siphonal canal either long and narrow or short and wide. Horny operculum

Feeding : carnivore

Environment : shallow to abysmal waters

Lophiotoma acuta (Perry, 1811)

Lophiotoma acuta

Total collection for Turridae : 1 species (5 shells in total)

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