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Family: Capulidae (See list of species below)

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36 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Ariadnaria borealis
[boreal hairysnail]
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Ariadnaria densecostata
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Capulus bicarinatus
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Capulus compressus
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Capulus dilatatus
[]
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Capulus incurvus
[incurved capsnail]
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Capulus japonicus
[]
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Capulus kawamurai
[]
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Capulus otohimeae
[]
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Capulus spondylicola
[]


Capulus subcompressus
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Capulus tosaensis
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Capulus ungaricoides
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Capulus ungaricus
[common cap shell]
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Hyalorisia galea
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Lyocyclus pernambucensis
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Neoiphinoe arctica
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Neoiphinoe coronata
[crowned hairysnail]
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Neoiphinoe echinata
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Neoiphinoe kroeyeri
[Kroyer's hairysnail]
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Phalium bisulcatum
[Japanese bonnet]
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Torellia antarctica
[]
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Torellia cornea
[]
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Torellia delicata
[veiled hairysnail]


Torellia mirabilis
[]
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Torellia planispira
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Torellia smithi
[]


Trichotropis bicarinata
[two-keel hairysnail]
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Trichotropis cancellata
[cancellate hairysnail]
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Trichotropis conica
[]
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Trichotropis flavida
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Trichotropis inflata
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Trichotropis insignis
[gray hairysnail]
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Trichotropis migrans
[wandering hairysnail]
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Trichotropis townsendi
[]
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Trichotropis turrita
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36 Species of Family Capulidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ariadnaria borealis boreal hairysnail Arctic, Northern Pacific 2.2 DL
Ariadnaria densecostata Arctic
Capulus bicarinatus Western Central Pacific
Capulus compressus Southeast Pacific and Sou 1.28 DL
Capulus dilatatus Western Central Pacific
Capulus incurvus incurved capsnail Western Central Atlantic
Capulus japonicus Western Central Pacific
Capulus kawamurai Western Central Pacific
Capulus otohimeae Western Central Pacific
Capulus spondylicola Western Central Pacific
Capulus subcompressus Antarctic 0.66 DL
Capulus tosaensis Western Central Pacific
Capulus ungaricoides Southeast Pacific and Sou 3.5 DL
Capulus ungaricus common cap shell Atlantic Ocean and the Me 5 DL
Hyalorisia galea Western Central Atlantic. 1.85 DL
Lyocyclus pernambucensis Western Atlantic. 0.24 DL
Neoiphinoe arctica Arctic, Northern Pacific
Neoiphinoe coronata crowned hairysnail Arctic and Northeast Paci
Neoiphinoe echinata Arctic
Neoiphinoe kroeyeri Kroyer's hairysnail Arctic, Northern Pacific
Phalium bisulcatum Japanese bonnet Western Pacific
Torellia antarctica Antarctic, Western Atlant 0.46 DL
Torellia cornea Western Atlantic and Indo 1.94 DL
Torellia delicata veiled hairysnail Northern Atlantic and the 1.7 TL
Torellia mirabilis Antarctic. 4.2 DL
Torellia planispira Western Atlantic and indo 1.5 DL
Torellia smithi Antarctic Atlantic 2.8 DL
Trichotropis bicarinata two-keel hairysnail Arctic, Northern Pacific 3.7 DL
Trichotropis cancellata cancellate hairysnail Northeast Pacific and the 3 SHH
Trichotropis conica Arctic and Northern Atlan 1.76 DL
Trichotropis flavida Western Central Pacific
Trichotropis inflata Atlantic Ocean. 0.6 DL
Trichotropis insignis gray hairysnail Arctic, Northern Pacific 2.5 DL
Trichotropis migrans wandering hairysnail Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Trichotropis townsendi Western Central Pacific
Trichotropis turrita Western Central Pacific a 0.3 DL



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