BIOTIC Species Information for Osilinus lineatus
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Taxonomy
Scientific nameOsilinus lineatus Common nameThick top shell
MCS CodeW177 Recent SynonymsMonodonta lineata
Trochocochlea lineata
Turbo lineatus

PhylumMollusca Subphylum
Superclass ClassGastropoda
SubclassProsobranchia OrderArchaeogastropoda
Suborder FamilyTrochidae
GenusOsilinus Specieslineatus
Subspecies   

Additional InformationAlso commonly known as the toothed top shell. Irregular damage lines may be visible on the shell if the animal has experienced environmental shock or has been attacked by predators.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Fish & Fish, 1996, Hayward et al., 1996, Crothers 2001, Desai, 1966, Fretter & Graham, 1977, Graham, 1988, Williamson & Kendall, 1981,
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