Episiphon Pilsbry & Sharp, 1897

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 : 26

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.6258424

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CC6E8784-FFE3-FFA1-FF54-FC42FCD8D004

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Plazi

scientific name

Episiphon Pilsbry & Sharp, 1897
status

 

Episiphon Pilsbry & Sharp, 1897  

Type species

Dentalium sowerbyi Guilding, 1834   (subsequent designation by Suter, 1913: 821).

Diagnosis

Shell small to medium, slightly curved, fragile, polished, shiny, white, cream, orange or red. Surface smooth, rarely minutely annulated; needle­shaped. Section subcircular or subtriangular, slightly compressed dorsoventrally, more on ventral side. Apex simple or truncate, with terminal callus, lumen circular, small. Short terminal pipe present.