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Species / Dimorphosoma Opeatochila

Dimorphosoma Opeatochila

Stromboidea


Original Description of Dimorphosoma opeatochila by Gardner, 1875:

  • "Shell very elongated; whorls rounded, probably nine; striated; keels entirely obliterated, except on the body-whorl; ribs ten or eleven on each whorl, reaching to the sutures. Last whorl having two keels of nearly equal prominence, striated between. Wing simple, long, narrow, awl-shaped; aperture narrow; anterior canal short, outer lip sinuous."

Locus typicus: Lyddenspout, between Folkestone and Dover, Kent County, South East Region, England

Stratum typicum: "cast bed of the Grey Chalk", Cenomanian, upper Cretaceous

Dimorphosoma opeatochila Gardner, 1875, pl. VII, fig. 9


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