Hindsiclava perspirata

Hindsiclava perspirata

Hindsiclava perspirata

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Hindsiclava perspirata

Hindsiclava perspirata is an extinct species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Pseudomelatomidae, the turrids and allies.

Appearance

The length of the shell attains 29 mm, its diameter 10 mm.

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(Original description) This species differs from the recent Hindsiclava alesidota (Dall, 1889) and Hindsiclava macilenta (Dall, 1889) in its shorter whorls, its proportionally greater stoutness, coarser and rounder spiral sculpture, a more constricted anal fasciole and a stronger and more angular band between the fasciole and the suture. The number of whorls is about the same in both.

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Distribution

Geography

Fossils of this marine species were found in Pliocene strata in Florida, USA; age range: 3.6 to 0.781 Ma

References

1. Hindsiclava perspirata Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindsiclava_perspirata

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