Gadila Gray, 1847

Caetano, Carlos Henrique Soares, Scarabino, Victor & Absalão, Ricardo Silva, 2006, Scaphopoda (Mollusca) from the Brazilian continental shelf and upper slope (13 º to 21 ºS) with descriptions of two new species of the genus Cadulus Philippi, 1844, Zootaxa 1267, pp. 1-47 : 36

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.173183

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DD06702D-A18D-4323-9CAE-D8F315FCCCC7

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6258451

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CC6E8784-FFD9-FF9B-FF54-FA4AF9BAD20C

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Gadila Gray, 1847
status

 

Gadila Gray, 1847  

Type species

Dentalium gadus Montagu, 1803   (original designation).

Diagnosis

Shell small to medium, curved, smooth, white, translucent when fresh, shiny when dead. Maximum diameter in anterior third of shell; ventral side regularly curved, dorsal side sigmoidal in section. Apex simple or with flat lobes, variable in number. Oral, apical sections variable.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Scaphopoda

Order

Gadilida

Family

Gadilidae