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Phenacovolva (Calcaria) tokioi

Gastropoda - Ovulidae

Phenacovolva (Calcaria) tokioi was named by Cate (1973) [m. kosnik taxon no: 10492]. It is extant. Its type specimen is LACM 1190, a shell.

It was recombined as Phenacovolva tokioi by Wilson (1993) and Wilson (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Phenacovolva (Calcaria) tokioi Cate p. 108 fig. 242
1993Phenacovolva tokioi Wilson p. 203
2002Phenacovolva tokioi Wilson p. 118

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOvulidaeFleming 1822
subfamilyOvulinaeFlemming 1822
genusPhenacovolvaIredale 1930

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

C. N. Cate 1973Shell elongate, narrow, strong; dorsum spirally striate over terminals, with central area mostly smooth, unlined and glossy; terminals vary in length, usually long, lanceolate to the rear, with front terminal processes broader at the base, shorter in length, body whorl and terminal beaks usually in a straight line, recurving only slightly in some shells from, the central Philippines; base short, very narrow, glossy, without either front terminal ridge or rear funicular swelling; central aperture of medium breadth, becoming acutely broader in front because of angular constriction of outer lip; terminal beak canals open, very narrow; outer lip roundly thickened from tip to tip, cord-like and barely angled above at shoulder; columella-fossula area evenly smooth; shell color varies from beige-white to dull rosyred, usually with a dull grey band traversing dorsum centrally; shell interior reflects the exterior color, with terminal canals usually orange within; outer lip edge off-white.