Trochodaphne, Criscione & Hallan & Puillandre & Fedosov, 2021

Criscione, Francesco, Hallan, Anders, Puillandre, Nicolas & Fedosov, Alexander, 2021, Where the snails have no name: a molecular phylogeny of Raphitomidae (Neogastropoda: Conoidea) uncovers vast unexplored diversity in the deep seas of temperate southern and eastern Australia, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 191, pp. 961-1000 : 990

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DB1E4C0F-C529-4F51-973E-D8ED6D84DDFD

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scientific name

Trochodaphne
status

GEN. NOV.

TROCHODAPHNE GEN. NOV.

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Type species: Trochodaphne cuprosa . OD, herein.

Etymology: The name is composed of the Greek τροχός, a wheel, referring to its shell shape, and the Greek mythological naiad Δάφνη, who turned into a laurel tree, here chosen to indicate resemblance to some species of Xanthodaphne . The gender is feminine.

Diagnosis

Shell ( Fig. 4D) subglobose, semitranslucent. Protoconch ( Fig. 5A) multispiral, with diagonally cancellate sculpture. Teleoconch of few copper-hued whorls. Suture moderately impressed. Whorl profile broad, convex, no distinct subsutural ramp. Teleoconch sculpture of alternating strong and weak spiral cords. Aperture wide, ovate, more than two-thirds of shell length. Anal sinus indistinct.