NMITA: Neogene Marine Biota of Tropical America

Strombina Morch, 1952

III. Subgenus Lirastrombina Jung, 1989.

Morphologic Description: protoconch 1 1/4 to 2 volutions; outer lip protoconch sigmoid; sculpture on early teleoconch absent; sculpture on late teleoconch present; spiral sculpture predominant; parietal ridge absent; posterior canal weak; thickness outer lip strong; outer lip weakly extended adapically; anterior canal recurved; dorsal hump absent or weak; hump to the left of aperture absent.


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(Jung, 1989, Fig. 138.10) (Jung, 1989, Fig. 156.7)

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