Definition of Paucispiral. Meaning of Paucispiral. Synonyms of Paucispiral

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Definition of Paucispiral

Paucispiral
Paucispiral Pau`ci*spi"ral, a. [L. paucus few + E. spiral.] (Zo["o]l.) Having few spirals, or whorls; as, a paucispiral operculum or shell.

Meaning of Paucispiral from wikipedia

- and revolves as it grows; it is always sinistral in dextral s****. paucispiral or oligogyrous: with few spirals as in Littorina. subspiral or scarcely...
- and fossil species) The s**** is turbinate in shape. The protoconch is paucispiral, cords are either absent or disappear in the early postnuclear whorls...
- marine gastropod mollusk in the family Raphitomidae. The protoconch is paucispiral. This marine species occurs in the Mediterranean Sea off Sicily, Italy...
- Ancylus. Patulous. Open and spreading, as the aperture in some gastropods. Paucispiral. Only slightly spiral, as some opercula. Pectinate. Like the teeth of...
- is often reduced to strip of callus. The round and horny operculum is paucispiral and fits the aperture tightly. Most of the species in the family are...
- operculum is thin and corneus with an off-centre nucleus from which paucispiral markings (with few coils) radiate. The aperture is oval and its height...
- a sinuous outer lip and a central siphonal canal. The brown-colored, paucispiral operculum has a subcentral nucleus. The diameter of the operculum is...
- whitish, solid s**** varies between 11 mm and 14 mm. The protoconch is paucispiral with a slightly less than one whorl and shows fine spiral striae (stretch...
- s**** shape is not known to vary in this species. The protoconch is paucispiral with two whorls, and fluted nodules are present on the shoulders of the...
- The columella is rather flattened and imperforate. The operculum is paucispiral. The lingual teeth are hooked and trilobed. The uncini (small teeth on...
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