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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

Look for:  
Search results for:   SIPHUNCLE       1 term was found.

Term Definition

SIPHUNCLE   In CEPHALOPODS, the delicate, hose-like extension from the VISCERAL MASS that runs through all the chambers of the shell in Nautilus and Spirula; a small SIPHON; see also: PHRAGMOCONE.

See the excellent "Cephalopod Glossary" by Richard E. Young, Michael Vecchione, and Katharina M. Mangold.

Copyright ©Paul S. Mikkelsen, All Rights Reserved Return to Home Page  |  Return to Top Over 1700 Terms in the Glossary!