Shell Family of Taiwan
Turridae 捲管螺科contain321 species in Taiwan,show1 - 15
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Turridae 捲管螺科Shell medium to minute in size, usually elongated fusiform in shape, mostly thick, but thin for deepsea species, mostly ornamented by axial and/ or spiral sculptures. Aperture fusiform. Anterior canal usually long and posterior (anal) notch present. Many lack operculum. If present, operculum corneous, elongated with downward by situated nucleus. Radula toxoglossate. Carnivorous. Living in intertidal down to hadal zone. This family is most diverse among prosobranch gastropods.
Senitfic Name
Chinese Name
 Aforia circinata   (Dall, 1873)  
 Annulaturris annulata 螺紋捲管螺  (Reeve, 1843)  
 Antiplanes contraria   (Yokoyama, 1926)  
 Antiplanes isaotakii   (Habe, 1958)  
 Antiplanes kawamurai   (Habe, 1958)  
 Antiplanes sanctiioannis   (E. A. Smith, 1875)  
 Antiplanes vinosa   (Dall, 1874)  
 Asperdaphne peradmirabilis 姬條紋捲管螺  (E. A. Smith, 1879)  
 Asperdaphne subzonata 咖啡薄殼捲管螺  (E. A. Smith, 1897)  
 Austrotoma urania 骨罈捲管螺  (Smith, 1879)  
 Bathytoma atractoides 梭形捲管螺  (Watson, 1881)  
 Brachytoma kawamurai 河村捲管螺  Habe et Kosuge, 1966  
 Brachytoma kurodai 瑞珠捲管螺  Habe et Kosuge, 1966  
 Brachytoma sumatrensis   Petit, 1852  
 Brachytoma tuberosa 多瘤捲管螺  (E. A. Smith, 1875)