Scissurellidae Gray, 1847, Gray, 1847

Geiger, Daniel L. & Mclean, James H., 2010, New species and records of Scissurellidae and Anatomidae from the Americas (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda), Zootaxa 2356, pp. 1-35: 3

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Scissurellidae Gray, 1847


Scissurellidae Gray, 1847  

Diagnosis. Shell small (to 0.54–3.1 mm); without nacre; usually with slit or foramen (absent in Coronadoa   ); slit well above periphery; radula with serrated rachidian tooth, lateral teeth 1–3 similar, lateral tooth 4 reduced, hook-shaped, lateral tooth 5 enlarged by broadening, marginal teeth spoon shaped. Operculum thin, round, multispiral, with central nucleus.