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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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STENOGLOSSATE   "Close-toothed" or "narrow-tongued"; pertaining to the Stenoglossa, in which the Muricidae are included; = rachiglossate. The columbellid radula is considered representative of the stenoglossate type of RADULA FORMULA: (see: J. Moll. Stud. (1977), 63:65-67.)

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