GLOSSARY OF GASTROPOD MORPHOLOGIC TERMS
Illustrations and objective data courtesy of AMOCO Production Co., Alan B. Shaw (Manager, South Florida Carbonate Project), and Brian F. Glenister (AMOCO Consultant)
C1. Thickness of outer lip
Thickness of the outer edge of the aperture
|none||no outer lip|
|thin||Approximately the same thickness as the rest of the shell|
|thick||Thicker than the rest of the shell|
Last updated on August 28, 2002-eek.