Corpus ID: 89382166

Description of a new species of Drillia

  title={Description of a new species of Drillia},
  author={M. M. Schepman}
Shell elongate, dark fleshy brown, with large white riblike nodules and a white infra-sutural line; whorls 10, the apical ones a little eroded, smooth, the next 2 with rather indistinct ribs, the rest with conspicuous white nodules, which become larger up to the last whorl; on this whorl, which is somewhat oblique, they are smaller on the ventral side, it shows a very large nodule before the aperture and a second row of much smaller ones, which are not visible on the upper whorls. The surface… Expand
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The shallow-water New Caledonia Drilliidae of genus Clavus Montfort, 1810 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Conoidea).
It is suggested that Pleurotoma pulchella Reeve, 1845, sometimes treated as an Indo-Pacific species, may be a senior synonym of Fenimorea halidorema Schwengel, 1940, from the tropical western Atlantic. Expand