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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

  A ribbon which supports rows of chitinous teeth; this characteristic is found only in molluscs; see also: ASCUS SAC; CUSPIDOBLAST; ODONTOPHORE; RADULA FORMULA; UNISERIATE.

Mikkelsen, P.S. 1985. A rapid method for slide mounting of minute radulae, with a bibliography of radula mounting techniques. Nautilus 99(2-3):62-65. [request a reprint! or download a copy]

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