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Collaripyxidia stankovici – after Zivkovic, 1975

Genus Collaripyxidia Zivkovic, 1975

Diagnosis: shell tubular with an spined fundus, usually hyaline, covered with mineral grains, whilst the area around the aperture has a broad collar of smaller grains; in lateral view, the aperture is cut off obliquely, at an angle of 45°.

Ecology: Not recorded for the Netherlands.

Remarks: Two species:

  • Collaripyxidia stankovici Zivkovic, 1975
  • Collaripyxidia dongtingiensis Balik et Song, 2000
Coolaripyxidia dongtingiensis
Collaripyxidia dongtingiensis
Ferry Siemensma, created March 2, 2019; last modified July 27, 2021
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