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Family: Marginellidae sunken spired shells (See list of species below)

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219 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Balanetta amydrozona
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Bullata analuciae
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Bullata bullata
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Bullata guerrinii
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Bullata largillieri
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Bullata lilacina
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Bullata matthewsi
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Caribeginella flormarina
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Crithe cossinea
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Crithe huna
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Crithe nipponica
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Cryptospira fischeri
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Cryptospira quadrilineata
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Cryptospira quiquandoni
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Cryptospira tricincta
[three-plaited marginella]
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Cryptospira ventricosa
[broad marginella]
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Dentimargo argonauta
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Dentimargo aureocinctus
[gold-line marginella]
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Dentimargo balicasagensis
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Dentimargo biocal
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Dentimargo cingulatus
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Dentimargo claroi
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Dentimargo cruzmoralai
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Dentimargo eburneolus
[tan marginella]
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Dentimargo elatus
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Dentimargo esther
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Dentimargo fusinus
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Dentimargo garifuna
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Dentimargo gibbus
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Dentimargo idiochila
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Dentimargo imitator
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Dentimargo incessa
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Dentimargo janeiroensis
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Dentimargo kevini
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Dentimargo macnairi
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Dentimargo reductus
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Dentimargo ringicula
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Dentimargo smithii
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Dentimargo sulcatus
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Dentimargo tanora
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Dentimargo vitoria
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Dentimargo yucatecanus
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Dentimargo zaidettae
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Eratoidea fernandinae
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Eratoidea hematita
[carmine marginella]
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Eratoidea margarita
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Eratoidea scalaris
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Eratoidea watsoni
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Granula pascuana
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Granula sandwicensis
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Hyalina borroi
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Hyalina chicoi
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Hyalina cubensis
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Hyalina dearmasi
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Hyalina hyalina
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Hyalina pallida
[pallid marginella]
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Hyalina redferni
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Hyalina styria
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Hyalina vallei
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Hydroginella sagamiensis
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Marginella chalmersi
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Marginella cloveri
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Marginella gemma
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Marginella hybrida
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Marginella liparozona
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Marginella melvilli
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Marginella perexilis
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Marginella purpurea
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Protoginella caledonica
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Protoginella maestratii
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Prunum abyssorum
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Prunum aitanae
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Prunum albertoangelai
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Prunum albertoi
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Prunum amabile
[queen marginella]
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Prunum annulatum
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Prunum antillanum
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Prunum apicinum
[common Atlantic marginella]
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Prunum avenaceum
[little oat marginella]
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Prunum avenella
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Prunum batabanoense
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Prunum beali
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Prunum bellulum
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Prunum boreale
[boreal marginella]
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Prunum cahuitaense
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Prunum camachoi
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Prunum caneli
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Prunum canilla
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Prunum carneum
[orange marginella]
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Prunum cassis
[helmet marginella]
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Prunum catochense
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Prunum chumi
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Prunum cineraceum
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Prunum circumvittatum
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Prunum coltrorum
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Prunum cubanum
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Prunum damasoi
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Prunum enriquevidali
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Prunum evelynae
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Prunum fulminatum
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Prunum gijon
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Prunum guttatum
[white-spot marginella]
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Prunum hartleyanum
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Prunum holandae
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Prunum hondurasense
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Prunum labiatum
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Prunum labrosum
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Prunum leonardhilli
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Prunum lipei
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Prunum magnificum
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Prunum marginatum
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Prunum martini
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Prunum negoi
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Prunum niciezai
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Prunum nivosum
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Prunum pellucidum
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Prunum pinerum
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Prunum poulosi
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Prunum pruinosum
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Prunum prunum
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Prunum pulchrum
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Prunum pulidoi
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Prunum quinteroi
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Prunum redfieldii
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Prunum roosevelti
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Prunum roscidum
[seaboard marginella]
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Prunum rostratum
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Prunum rubens
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Prunum saulcyanum
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Prunum smalli
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Prunum storeria
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Prunum succinea
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Prunum thalassicola
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Prunum torticulum
[knave marginella]
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Serrata mustelina
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Serrata raoulica
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Volvarina adrianadiae
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Volvarina affinis
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Volvarina albolineata
[white-line marginella]
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Volvarina alcoladoi
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Volvarina aldeynzeri
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Volvarina amphoralis
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Volvarina ardovinii
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Volvarina avena
[orange-band marginella]
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Volvarina baenai
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Volvarina bahiensis
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Volvarina banesensis
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Volvarina bavecchii
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Volvarina bayeri
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Volvarina bessei
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Volvarina betyae
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Volvarina bevdeynzeri
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Volvarina brasiliana
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Volvarina cachoi
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Volvarina carmelae
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Volvarina ceciliae
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Volvarina charbarensis
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Volvarina criolla
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Volvarina dalli
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Volvarina dozei
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Volvarina dulcemariae
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Volvarina ealesae
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Volvarina effulgens
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Volvarina enriquei
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Volvarina fauna
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Volvarina ficoi
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Volvarina floresensis
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Volvarina frazzinii
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Volvarina fusca
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Volvarina garycooverti
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Volvarina ginae
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Volvarina guajira
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Volvarina habanera
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Volvarina helenae
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Volvarina hennequini
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Volvarina heterozona
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Volvarina hirasei
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Volvarina hyalina
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Volvarina ibarrae
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Volvarina insulana
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Volvarina isabelae
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Volvarina jaguanensis
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Volvarina janneefsi
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Volvarina juanjoi
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Volvarina lactea
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Volvarina laurauae
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Volvarina linae
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Volvarina maya
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Volvarina mexicana
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Volvarina mitrella
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Volvarina monicae
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Volvarina mores
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Volvarina noeli
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Volvarina nympha
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Volvarina osmani
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Volvarina parviginella
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Volvarina pauli
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Volvarina pepefragai
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Volvarina pericalles
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Volvarina philippinarum
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Volvarina pontesi
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Volvarina pseudophilippinarum
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Volvarina pupa
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Volvarina serrei
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Volvarina socoae
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Volvarina sofiae
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Volvarina splendida
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Volvarina subtriplicata
[three-rib marginella]
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Volvarina taeniata
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Volvarina tessae
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Volvarina tripartita
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Volvarina triplicatilla
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Volvarina tunicata
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Volvarina veraguasensis
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Volvarina vistamarina
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Volvarina vokesi
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Volvarina warrenii
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Volvarina yolandae
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Volvarina zonata
[zoned marginella]
219 Species of Family Marginellidae
(sunken spired shells)
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Balanetta amydrozona Western Indian Ocean
Bullata analuciae Western Atlantic. 4 DL
Bullata bullata Western Atlantic. 10.1 DL
Bullata guerrinii Western Atlantic. 2.9 DL
Bullata largillieri Western Atlantic. 2.9 DL
Bullata lilacina Western Atlantic. 3.3 DL
Bullata matthewsi Western Atlantic. 5.3 DL
Caribeginella flormarina Western Atlantic. 0.85 DL
Crithe cossinea Western Central Pacific
Crithe huna Central Pacific
Crithe nipponica Western Central Pacific
Cryptospira fischeri Western Central Pacific
Cryptospira quadrilineata Western Central Pacific
Cryptospira quiquandoni Western Central Pacific
Cryptospira tricincta three-plaited marginella Western Central Pacific
Cryptospira ventricosa broad marginella Western Central Pacific
Dentimargo argonauta Western Atlantic. 0.265 DL
Dentimargo aureocinctus gold-line marginella Western Atlantic. 0.47 DL
Dentimargo balicasagensis Western Central Pacific
Dentimargo biocal Western Central Pacific.
Dentimargo cingulatus Western Central Pacific.
Dentimargo claroi Western Atlantic. 0.41 DL
Dentimargo cruzmoralai Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL
Dentimargo eburneolus tan marginella Western Atlantic. 0.9 NG
Dentimargo elatus Western Atlantic. 0.282 DL
Dentimargo esther Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Dentimargo fusinus Western Atlantic. 0.8 DL
Dentimargo garifuna Western Atlantic. 0.66 DL
Dentimargo gibbus Western Atlantic. 0.59 DL
Dentimargo idiochila Western Atlantic. 0.58 DL
Dentimargo imitator Western Atlantic. 0.26 DL
Dentimargo incessa Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Dentimargo janeiroensis Western Atlantic. 0.425 DL
Dentimargo kevini Western Atlantic. 0.38 DL
Dentimargo macnairi Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL
Dentimargo reductus Western Atlantic 0.3 DL
Dentimargo ringicula Western Central Pacific
Dentimargo smithii Northwest Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Dentimargo sulcatus Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL
Dentimargo tanora Western Atlantic. 0.37 DL
Dentimargo vitoria Western Atlantic. 0.385 DL
Dentimargo yucatecanus Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Dentimargo zaidettae Western Atlantic. 0.285 DL
Eratoidea fernandinae Western Atlantic. 0.85 DL
Eratoidea hematita carmine marginella Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Eratoidea margarita Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Eratoidea scalaris Western Atlantic. 0.6 DL
Eratoidea watsoni Western Atlantic. 0.95 DL
Granula pascuana Southeast Pacific
Granula sandwicensis Eastern Central Pacific
Hyalina borroi Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Hyalina chicoi Western Atlantic. 0.93 DL
Hyalina cubensis Western Atlantic. 0.91 DL
Hyalina dearmasi Western Atlantic. 0.55 DL
Hyalina hyalina Antarctic Indian Ocean
Hyalina pallida pallid marginella Western Central Atlantic. 1 DL
Hyalina redferni Western Atlantic.
Hyalina styria Western Atlantic. 0.8 DL
Hyalina vallei Western Atlantic. 0.665 DL
Hydroginella sagamiensis Western Central Pacific
Marginella chalmersi Eastern Central Atlantic
Marginella cloveri Western Atlantic. 2.4 DL
Marginella gemma Eastern Central Atlantic
Marginella hybrida Western Atlantic. 1.092 DL
Marginella liparozona Eastern Central Atlantic
Marginella melvilli Eastern Central Atlantic
Marginella perexilis Western Atlantic. 0.34 DL
Marginella purpurea Western Atlantic. 1.27 DL
Protoginella caledonica Western Central Pacific.
Protoginella maestratii Western Central Pacific.
Prunum abyssorum Western Atlantic.
Prunum aitanae Western Central Atlantic
Prunum albertoangelai Western Atlantic. 0.835 DL
Prunum albertoi Western Atlantic. 0.83 DL
Prunum amabile queen marginella Western Atlantic. 2.5 DL
Prunum annulatum Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Prunum antillanum Western Atlantic. 2.25 DL
Prunum apicinum common Atlantic marginella Eastern Central Pacific a 1.4 DL
Prunum avenaceum little oat marginella Western Atlantic
Prunum avenella Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Prunum batabanoense Western Atlantic. 1.4 DL
Prunum beali Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Prunum bellulum Western Atlantic. 0.65 DL
Prunum boreale boreal marginella Western Atlantic Ocean. 1.6 DL
Prunum cahuitaense Western Atlantic. 1.27 DL
Prunum camachoi Western Atlantic. 1.57 DL
Prunum caneli Western Atlantic. 1.05 DL
Prunum canilla Western Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Prunum carneum orange marginella Western Central Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Prunum cassis helmet marginella Western Atlantic Ocean. 1.5 DL
Prunum catochense Western Atlantic. 0.75 DL
Prunum chumi Western Atlantic. 1.88 DL
Prunum cineraceum Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Prunum circumvittatum Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Prunum coltrorum Western Atlantic. 1.53 DL
Prunum cubanum Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Prunum damasoi Western Atlantic. 0.962 DL
Prunum enriquevidali Western Atlantic. 1.68 DL
Prunum evelynae Western Atlantic 1.8 DL
Prunum fulminatum Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Prunum gijon Western Atlantic. 1.52 DL
Prunum guttatum white-spot marginella Western Atlantic. 2.6 DL
Prunum hartleyanum Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Prunum holandae Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Prunum hondurasense Western Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Prunum labiatum Western Atlantic. 3.5 DL
Prunum labrosum Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Prunum leonardhilli Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Prunum lipei Western Atlantic. 2.06 DL
Prunum magnificum Western Atlantic. 2.1 DL
Prunum marginatum Atlantic Ocean. 3.5 DL
Prunum martini Western Atlantic. 4.2 DL
Prunum negoi Western Atlantic. 1.87 DL
Prunum niciezai Western Atlantic. 0.69 DL
Prunum nivosum Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Prunum pellucidum Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Prunum pinerum Western Atlantic. 1.02 DL
Prunum poulosi Western Atlantic. 3.5 DL
Prunum pruinosum Western Central Atlantic. 1.6 DL
Prunum prunum Western Atlantic. 3.4 DL
Prunum pulchrum Western Central Atlantic 2.5 DL
Prunum pulidoi Western Atlantic. 1.24 DL
Prunum quinteroi Western Atlantic. 1.05 DL
Prunum redfieldii Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Prunum roosevelti Western Atlantic
Prunum roscidum seaboard marginella Western Atlantic Ocean. 1.6 DL
Prunum rostratum Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Prunum rubens Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Prunum saulcyanum Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Prunum smalli Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Prunum storeria Western Atlantic. 1.77 DL
Prunum succinea Western Atlantic. 1.4 DL
Prunum thalassicola Western Atlantic. 0.92 DL
Prunum torticulum knave marginella Western Central Atlantic. 1.15 DL
Serrata mustelina Western Pacific
Serrata raoulica Southwest Pacific
Volvarina adrianadiae Western Atlantic. 0.654 DL
Volvarina affinis Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Volvarina albolineata white-line marginella Western Atlantic. 1.23 DL
Volvarina alcoladoi Western Atlantic. 1.26 DL
Volvarina aldeynzeri Western Atlantic. 0.85 DL
Volvarina amphoralis Western Atlantic. 0.36 DL
Volvarina ardovinii Western Atlantic. 0.53 DL
Volvarina avena orange-band marginella Western Atlantic. 1.27 NG
Volvarina baenai Western Atlantic. 0.69 DL
Volvarina bahiensis Western Atlantic. 0.45 DL
Volvarina banesensis Western Atlantic. 0.67 DL
Volvarina bavecchii Western Atlantic. 0.66 DL
Volvarina bayeri Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Volvarina bessei Western Central Atlantic 1.72 DL
Volvarina betyae Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Volvarina bevdeynzeri Western Central Pacific
Volvarina brasiliana Western Atlantic. 0.78 DL
Volvarina cachoi Western Atlantic. 0.83 DL
Volvarina carmelae Western Atlantic. 0.67 DL
Volvarina ceciliae Western Atlantic. 0.92 DL
Volvarina charbarensis Western Indian Ocean
Volvarina criolla Western Atlantic. 1.38 DL
Volvarina dalli Western Atlantic. 0.97 DL
Volvarina dozei Southeast Pacific and Sou 1.85 DL
Volvarina dulcemariae Western Atlantic. 0.67 DL
Volvarina ealesae Indo-West Pacific, Atlant 2.95 DL
Volvarina effulgens Western Atlantic. 1.05 DL
Volvarina enriquei Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Volvarina fauna Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Volvarina ficoi Western Atlantic. 0.67 DL
Volvarina floresensis Western Atlantic. 0.84 DL
Volvarina frazzinii Western Atlantic. 0.879 DL
Volvarina fusca Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Volvarina garycooverti Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Volvarina ginae Western Atlantic. 1.615 DL
Volvarina guajira Western Atlantic. 1.59 DL
Volvarina habanera Western Atlantic. 1.59 DL
Volvarina helenae Western Atlantic. 1.95 DL
Volvarina hennequini Western Central Atlantic. 1.6 DL
Volvarina heterozona Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Volvarina hirasei Western Central Pacific
Volvarina hyalina Western Atlantic and indo 0.77 DL
Volvarina ibarrae Western Atlantic. 0.985 DL
Volvarina insulana Eastern Central Atlantic
Volvarina isabelae Western Central Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Volvarina jaguanensis Western Atlantic. 0.44 DL
Volvarina janneefsi Western Central Pacific
Volvarina juanjoi Western Atlantic. 0.71 DL
Volvarina lactea Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Volvarina laurauae Western Atlantic. 0.77 DL
Volvarina linae Western Atlantic. 1.16 DL
Volvarina maya Western Atlantic. 1.05 DL
Volvarina mexicana Western Central Atlantic 0.7 DL
Volvarina mitrella Mediterranean Sea.
Volvarina monicae Western Atlantic. 1.88 DL
Volvarina mores Western Atlantic. 1.73 DL
Volvarina noeli Western Atlantic. 0.8 DL
Volvarina nympha Western Atlantic. 1.25 DL
Volvarina osmani Western Atlantic. 0.53 DL
Volvarina parviginella Western Atlantic. 0.21 DL
Volvarina pauli Western Atlantic. 0.55 DL
Volvarina pepefragai Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Volvarina pericalles Western Indian Ocean
Volvarina philippinarum Western Central Pacific 1.5 SHL
Volvarina pontesi Western Atlantic. 1.51 DL
Volvarina pseudophilippinarum Western Central Pacific
Volvarina pupa Western Atlantic. 0.36 DL
Volvarina serrei Western Atlantic. 0.91 DL
Volvarina socoae Western Atlantic. 1.22 DL
Volvarina sofiae Western Atlantic. 0.59 DL
Volvarina splendida Western Atlantic. 1.195 DL
Volvarina subtriplicata three-rib marginella Western Atlantic. 0.94 DL
Volvarina taeniata Atlantic Ocean. 1.5 DL
Volvarina tessae Western Atlantic. 0.947 DL
Volvarina tripartita Western Atlantic. 1.384 DL
Volvarina triplicatilla Western Atlantic. 0.36 DL
Volvarina tunicata Western Atlantic. 0.87 DL
Volvarina veraguasensis Western Atlantic. 1.25 DL
Volvarina vistamarina Western Atlantic. 0.71 DL
Volvarina vokesi Western Pacific
Volvarina warrenii Southeast Pacific and Sou 2 DL
Volvarina yolandae Western Atlantic. 0.64 DL
Volvarina zonata zoned marginella Indian Ocean. 0.67 DL



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