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Primovula (Diminovula) bimaculata
Gastropoda - Ovulidae
It was recombined as Ovula bimaculata by Weinkauff (1881); it was recombined as Pseudosimnia (Diminovula) bimaculata by Schilder (1941); it was recombined as Primovula (Diminovula) bimaculata by Allan (1956); it was recombined as Margovula bimaculata by Cate (1973), Wilson (1993) and Jensen (1996).
|Year||Name and author|
|1854||Amphiperas bimaculata Adams p. 131|
|1881||Ovula bimaculata Weinkauff p. 176 figs. pl. 46, figs. 1, 4|
|1941||Pseudosimnia (Diminovula) bimaculata Schilder p. 107|
|1956||Primovula (Diminovula) bimaculata Allan p. 123|
|1973||Margovula bimaculata Cate p. 18 fig. 30|
|1993||Margovula bimaculata Wilson p. 201|
|1996||Margovula bimaculata Jensen p. 21|
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|C. N. Cate 1973||Shell lightweight in form; shell color pale grey dorsally, with clouded, irregularly dispersed, sub-banded (though uniformly patterned) pale brown areas superimposed thereon; despite dorsal striation surface is sub-glossy; there is bright orange color within the terminal channels; outer lip, margins, terminal collars, teeth, funiculum, pale ivory; aperture fairly broad; anterior terminal ridge straight, well formed; outer lip thickened, shouldered above, with numerous (34) well defined denticles within; columella barely depressed, with fossula scarcely excavated and carinate within adaxially; base narrowly, convexly ovate, becoming narrow and sub-pointed in front, with a long, narrowly thickened, crenate funicular projection at the rear, which forms the left wall of the adapical canal.|