terebra


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terebra

(ˈtɛrɪbrə)
n
(Tools) a device for drilling
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the most abundant shells were three species of Oliva (one of large size), one or two Volutas, and a Terebra.
In addition to Conus, these include Mitra, Nassarius, Oliva, Terebra, and Vexillum, each with 100-400 recognized valid species.
Adams, 1854 Genero Terebra Bruguiere, 1789 Terebra elata Hinds, 1844
Molluscan species deployed included the ocean quahog Arctica islandica, the mussel Mytilus edulis, the lucinid Codakia orbieularis, the venerid Mercenaria mercenaria, the glycymerid Glycymeris undata, the scallop Argopeeten irradians, the cerithiids Rhinoclavus vertagus and Telescopium telescopium, the conch Strombus luhuanus, and the turritellid, Turritella terebra.
ca:10), Semele proficua (bl,ca, pa: 10), Terebra weisbordi (bl:10), Triphora modesta (bl:10), Triphora nigrocincta (al: 10), Turbonilla curta (b1:10) y Volvarina avena (ro,co:10).
50) are stacked in one cylindrical vase; terebra spindles ($1 each) fill another.
He learned to identify a shell by flipping it up in his hand; the shell spun, his fingers assessed its form, classified it: Ancilla, Ficus, Terebra.
78) En este ultimo sitio, la mayor cantidad de alhajas fue hecha de conchas de los generos Spondylus y Pinctada aunque, tambien, se aprovecharon algunos gasteropodos que habitan aguas submareales libres de sedimentos, como Oliva, Terebra, Conus, Persicola y Prunus.
Gastropods include: 5 Turritella terebra (Linnaeus, 1758), and 5 Strombus luhuanus Linnaeus, 1758.