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Species / Aporrhais Triangulata

Aporrhais Triangulata

Stromboidea


Original Description of Aporrhais triangulata by Gardner, 1884:

  • "This species differs from the last chiefly in its smaller size, the largest measuring but 16 mm. in length by 15 across the wing. It is a reduced almost facsimile of the last, except that the striae are more distinct and the third or inferior keel on the body-whorl is less pronounced. It is rather more obtuse and relatively shorter, and the wing more triangular or shoulder-of-mutton-shaped than in A. Sowerbii, which it agrees best in size."

Stratum typicum: Oldhaven Beds, Ypresian, lower Eocene

Locus typicus: Herne Bay, Kent County, South East Region, England

Aporrhais triangulata Gardner, 1884, pl. XVII, fig. 3, 4


Aporrhais triangulata Gardner, 1884; Oldhaven Beds, Ypresian, lower Eocene; Herne Bay, Kent County, South East Region, England; Coll. BM(NH) no. G.56982; Copyright BM(NH)

Aporrhais triangulata Gardner, 1884; Oldhaven Beds, Ypresian, lower Eocene; Herne Bay, Kent County, South East Region, England; Coll. BM(NH) no. G.61997; Copyright BM(NH)

Aporrhais triangulata Gardner, 1884; Oldhaven Beds, Ypresian, lower Eocene; Herne Bay, Kent County, South East Region, England; Coll. BM(NH) no. G.62826; Copyright BM(NH)

Aporrhais triangulata Gardner, 1884; Oldhaven Beds, Ypresian, lower Eocene; Herne Bay, Kent County, South East Region, England; Coll. BM(NH) no. G.62827; Copyright BM(NH)

Aporrhais triangulata Gardner, 1884; Oldhaven Beds, Ypresian, lower Eocene; Herne Bay, Kent County, South East Region, England; Coll. BM(NH) no. G.56983-5; Copyright BM(NH)

Aporrhais triangulata Gardner, 1884; Oldhaven Beds, Ypresian, lower Eocene; Grove Ferry, Chislet, Kent County, South East Region, England; Coll. BM(NH) no. G.71720-6; Copyright BM(NH)

Aporrhais triangulata Gardner, 1884; Oldhaven Beds, Ypresian, lower Eocene; Herne Bay, Kent County, South East Region, England; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. 36869


Specimens from private collections

Aporrhais cf. triangulata; Oldhaven Beds, Ypresian, lower Eocene; Herne Bay, Kent County, South East Region, England; Coll. Gijs Kronenberg no. 6236


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