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cancellate

(kăn-sĕl′ĭt, kăn′sə-lāt′) also

cancellated

(-lā′tĭd)
adj.
Cancellous.
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According to fresh examples of this species (P infrasulcata occurs as far south as Durban), the protoconch bears cancellate sculpture of fine axial ribs crossed by subequal spiral threads (Fig.
Sculpture cancellate, with spiral ridges finer than axial ribs, forming weak compressed nodules where they cross them.
0 whorls, beginning of 1st whorl strongly tilted, next whorl finely cancellate, last whorls with obliquely cancellate sculpture, of sigmoid, opisthocyrt riblets, crossed diagonally by oblique threads; golden brown; breadth 0.
clathurelloides not only lacks a keel but has the typical diagonally cancellate sculpture of Kermia.
First teleoconch whorl cancellate, with 2 spiral ridges, increasing to 4 from 2nd whorl, that below suture remaining weak, that above suture sometimes as strong as the median two (i.
7 whorls, 1st whorl depressed and tilted, 2nd whorl with cancellate sculpture (about 9 spiral threads, crossed by orthocline axial threads); last whorls with arcuate axial riblets, crossed by short, opisthocline axial threads, interrupted in the intervals; breadth 0.
3 convex whorls, 1st one tilted, last one very finely diagonally cancellate, penultimate one punctate; breadth of last whorl 0.