Entalina Monterosato, 1872

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 : 29

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.6258431

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CC6E8784-FFE6-FFA5-FF54-F9A8FC97D451

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Entalina Monterosato, 1872
status

 

Entalina Monterosato, 1872  

Type species

Dentalium tetragonum Brocchi, 1814   (original designation).

Diagnosis

Shell medium to large, well curved, solid, polished translucent white when fresh, chalky when dead. Four to five primary ribs, secondary riblets present. Rib section flatrounded, simple­bifurcated. Intercostal spaces straight­convex, smooth­longitudinally sculptured. Apex simple. Section pentagonal at apex; pentagonal­quadrate at aperture.