terebra


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terebra

(ˈtɛrɪbrə)
n
(Tools) a device for drilling
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S., the most abundant shells were three species of Oliva (one of large size), one or two Volutas, and a Terebra. Now, these are amongst the best characterized tropical forms.
Sublitoral, 90-133 m, fijado a las escamas y en la camara branquial del poliqueto Aphrodita japonica y en la abertura de Terebra.
In addition to Conus, these include Mitra, Nassarius, Oliva, Terebra, and Vexillum, each with 100-400 recognized valid species.
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. Because of shell availability for different deployment efforts, not all species were deployed at each site.
Group shells by shape: Sea urchins (75 cents-$2.50) 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. He returned to Florida, earned a bachelor's in biology a Ph.D.
Adams, 1854 Genero Terebra Bruguiere, 1789 Terebra elata Hinds, 1844