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Carpocanistrum cephalum Haeckel, 1887

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Shell ovate, smooth, thin-walled, one and a fifth times as long as broad. Pores subregular circular, twice as broad as the bars, sixteen to twenty on the greatest breadth of the shell. Peristome slightly constricted, with fifteen to eighteen slender, slightly bent, nearly vertical, and parallel feet, which are half as long as the shell.

Dimesions: Shell 0.12 long, 0.1 broad; mouth 0.07 broad.

Habitat: North Pacific, Station 241, depth 2300 fathoms.
Haeckel 1887


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