An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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DOCOGLOSSATE   Having a radula in which the RACHIDIAN TOOTH is small or absent, and there are 3 LATERAL TEETH with hard, black tips, flanked by 3 smaller, unpigmented MARGINALS on each side; = STEREOGLOSSATE; examples in the Patellacea: Acmaeidae, Lepetidae, Patellidae; RADULAR FORMULA: 3+D+2+R+2+D+3 or 3+D+2+0+2+D+3 (where R = RACHIDIAN, D = DOMINANT DENTICLE).

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