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Volume 9, 1876
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Plate XVI., Fig. 2.

Broadly fusiform. Whorls, seven, strongly spirally striated, and with

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Tertiary Shells

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rounded transverse ribs. Eleven or twelve ribs on the body whorl. Suture, closed over. Aperture, with a small posterior sinus. Canal, rather long, strongly twisted to the left, and slightly recurved. Axis, 1–2; breadth, -75.

Localities: Mount Harris and White Rock River

Closely allied to Buccinum modification, Reeve, but the canal is more twisted.