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Family: Chilodontaidae (See list of species below)

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57 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Chilodonta suduirauti
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Clypeostoma elongatum
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Clypeostoma nortoni
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Danilia stratmanni
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Dentistyla dentifera
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Dentistyla sericifilum
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Euchelus alarconi
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Euchelus asper
[four-keeled margarite]


Euchelus atratus
[blackish margarite]
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Euchelus barbadensis
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Euchelus bermudensis
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Euchelus clathratus
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Euchelus eucastus
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Euchelus guttarosea
[red-spot topsnail]
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Euchelus hummelincki
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Euchelus instrictus
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Euchelus pruinosus
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Granata imbricata
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Granata maculata
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Granata sulcifera
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Herpetopoma barbieri
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Herpetopoma corrugatum
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Herpetopoma eboreum
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Herpetopoma exasperatum
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Herpetopoma gemmatum
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Herpetopoma instrictum
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Herpetopoma naokoae
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Herpetopoma ringens
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Herpetopoma rubrum
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Hybochelus cancellatus
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Hybochelus fossulatulus
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Liotella crassicostata
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Lischkeia reginamaris
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Mirachelus acanthus
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Mirachelus urueuauau
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Perrinia cancellata
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Perrinia cecileae
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Perrinia docili
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Perrinia elisa
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Perrinia nigromaculata
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Perrinia plicifera
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Perrinia squamicarinata
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Perrinia stellata
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Tibatrochus husaensis
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Tibatrochus incertus
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Vaceuchelus abdii
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Vaceuchelus angulatus
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Vaceuchelus clathratus
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Vaceuchelus foveolatus
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Vaceuchelus ludiviniae
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Vaceuchelus pagoboorum
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Vaceuchelus saguili
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Vaceuchelus vallesi
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Vaceuchelus vangoethemi
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Vetulonia densilirata
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Vetulonia jeffreysi
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Vetulonia parajeffreysi
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57 Species of Family Chilodontaidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chilodonta suduirauti Western Central Pacific
Clypeostoma elongatum Western Central Pacific
Clypeostoma nortoni Western Pacific
Danilia stratmanni Western Central Pacific
Dentistyla dentifera Western Central Atlantic. 0.8 DL
Dentistyla sericifilum Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Euchelus alarconi Southeast Pacific
Euchelus asper four-keeled margarite Indo-West Pacific.
Euchelus atratus blackish margarite Indo-West Pacific
Euchelus barbadensis Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Euchelus bermudensis Western Atlantic. 0.33 DL
Euchelus clathratus Western Central Pacific 0.8 H
Euchelus eucastus Western Atlantic. 0.65 DL
Euchelus guttarosea red-spot topsnail Western Central Atlantic. 0.6 DL
Euchelus hummelincki Western Atlantic. 0.32 DL
Euchelus instrictus Western Central Pacific 1 H
Euchelus pruinosus Southwest Pacific
Granata imbricata Eastern Indian Ocean
Granata maculata Western Central Pacific
Granata sulcifera Western Pacific
Herpetopoma barbieri Western Central Pacific
Herpetopoma corrugatum Central Pacific
Herpetopoma eboreum Western Central Pacific
Herpetopoma exasperatum Western Central Pacific
Herpetopoma gemmatum Eastern Central Pacific
Herpetopoma instrictum Western Central Pacific
Herpetopoma naokoae Western Central Pacific
Herpetopoma ringens Western Central Pacific
Herpetopoma rubrum Western Central Pacific
Hybochelus cancellatus Western Central Pacific
Hybochelus fossulatulus Western Central Pacific
Liotella crassicostata Western Atlantic. 0.15 DL
Lischkeia reginamaris Western Central Pacific
Mirachelus acanthus Western Atlantic. 0.37 DL
Mirachelus urueuauau Western Atlantic. 0.265 DL
Perrinia cancellata Western Central Pacific
Perrinia cecileae Western Central Pacific
Perrinia docili Western Central Pacific
Perrinia elisa Western Central Pacific
Perrinia nigromaculata Western Pacific
Perrinia plicifera Western Central Pacific
Perrinia squamicarinata Western Central Pacific
Perrinia stellata Western Indian Ocean
Tibatrochus husaensis Western Central Pacific
Tibatrochus incertus Western Pacific
Vaceuchelus abdii Western Central Pacific
Vaceuchelus angulatus Western Indian Ocean
Vaceuchelus clathratus Western Central Pacific
Vaceuchelus foveolatus Pacific Ocean
Vaceuchelus ludiviniae Western Central Pacific
Vaceuchelus pagoboorum Western Central Pacific
Vaceuchelus saguili Western Central Pacific
Vaceuchelus vallesi Western Central Pacific
Vaceuchelus vangoethemi Western Central Pacific
Vetulonia densilirata Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL
Vetulonia jeffreysi Atlantic Ocean. 0.375 DL
Vetulonia parajeffreysi Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL



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