Eulima Risso, 1826

Souza, Leonardo Santos De, Pimenta, Alexandre Dias & Barros, José Carlos Nascimento De, 2021, Revision of the deep-sea Eulimidae (Gastropoda, Caenogastropoda) from off Northeast Brazil, Zootaxa 4927 (4), pp. 451-504 : 460

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Eulima Risso, 1826


Eulima Risso, 1826

Type species. Turbo subulatus Donovan, 1804 [= Eulima glabra ( da Costa, 1778)], by subsequent designation; Recent, Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean.

Diagnosis. Shell elongated, slender, small to large (5–15 mm), commonly presents brownish/yellowish spiral and/or axial bands close or at the suture; protoconch smooth, usually conical, whorls slightly convex; teleoconch smooth, with flat (more frequently) or slightly convex whorls; sutures almost indistinct; aperture elongated, slender, outer lip usually straight or slightly sinuous, distinct callus on the parietal wall and the columella; umbilicus absent (adapted from Bouchet & Warén 1986; Warén 1989).