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"Genus Sphenotrochus Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848 

Diagnosis. Solitary, cuneiform, free; corallum small. Theca imperforate. Costae deeply ridged or reduced to aligned granules. Columella lamellar or papillose.

 

Type-species: Turbinola crispa Lamarck, 1816, by subsequent designation [Milne Edwards and Haime, 1850]." Cairns 1982, p26.

 

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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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