Overview

Distribution

Caribbean south to Brazil and Fernando de Noronha Islands.
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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Diagnosis

Radula uniserial with an interlocking central cusp. Shell small, ovate to fusiform. Protoconch small, smooth. Teleoconch with axial ribs. Conspicuous tooth-like blunt nodule on the midpoint of the outer lip.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 2 specimens in 3 taxa.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 1
 
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Enaeta

Enaeta is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Volutidae.[1]

Description[edit]

The small shell has an ovate to fusiform shape. The protoconch is small and smooth. The teleoconch is covered with axial ribs. There is a conspicuous tooth-like blunt nodule on the midpoint of the outer lip. The radula is uniserial with an interlocking central cusp. [1]

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs from the Caribbean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean south to Brazil and Fernando de Noronha Islands.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Enaeta include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Enaeta H. & A. Adams, 1853.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 31 August 2012.
  2. ^ Enaeta barnesii (Gray, 1825).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  3. ^ Enaeta cumingii (Broderip, 1832).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  4. ^ Enaeta cylleniformis (Sowerby I, 1844).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  5. ^ Enaeta guildingii (Sowerby I, 1844).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  6. ^ Enaeta leonardhilli Petuch, 1982.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  7. ^ Enaeta reevei (Dall, 1907).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  • Bail, P & Poppe, G. T. 2001. A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. Hackenheim-Conchbook, 30 pp, 5 pl
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