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Family: Planaxidae (See list of species below)

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24 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Angiola fasciata
[gastropods]


Angiola lineata
[dwarf Atlantic planaxis]
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Angiola punctostriata
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Fissilabia decollata
[decollate planaxis]
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Fossarus ambiguus
[]
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Fossarus bellus
[beautiful fossarus]
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Fossarus compactus
[compact fossarus]
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Fossarus cumingii
[]
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Fossarus dentifer
[]
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Fossarus elegans
[elegant fossarus]
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Fossarus fischeri
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Fossarus laeviusculus
[]
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Fossarus orbignyi
[Orbigny's fossarus]
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Fossarus trochlearis
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Fossarus tuberculosus
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Hinea brasiliana
[]
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Hinea inepta
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Hinea lineata
[dwarf planaxis]
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Lissospira ornata
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Planaxis akuana
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Planaxis niger
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Planaxis savignyi
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Planaxis sulcatus
[sulcate planaxis]
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Supplanaxis nucleus
[black planaxis]
24 Species of Family Planaxidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Angiola fasciata gastropods Central Pacific and Easte
Angiola lineata dwarf Atlantic planaxis Atlantic Ocean. 1 DL
Angiola punctostriata Mediterranean Sea.
Fissilabia decollata decollate planaxis Western Pacific.
Fossarus ambiguus Mediterranean Sea. 0.35 DL
Fossarus bellus beautiful fossarus Western Central Atlantic 0.35 DL
Fossarus compactus compact fossarus Western Central Atlantic 0.23 DL
Fossarus cumingii Southeast Pacific
Fossarus dentifer Eastern Atlantic. 0.2 DL
Fossarus elegans elegant fossarus North America. 0.53 DL
Fossarus fischeri Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL
Fossarus laeviusculus Eastern Atlantic. 0.33 DL
Fossarus orbignyi Orbigny's fossarus Western Atlantic.
Fossarus trochlearis Western Pacific
Fossarus tuberculosus Western Atlantic. 0.2 DL
Hinea brasiliana Pacific Ocean.
Hinea inepta Western Central Pacific
Hinea lineata dwarf planaxis Western Central Atlantic
Lissospira ornata Western Atlantic. 0.26 DL
Planaxis akuana Southeast Pacific
Planaxis niger Western Pacific. 1.5
Planaxis savignyi Western Indian Ocean and
Planaxis sulcatus sulcate planaxis Indo-West Pacific.
Supplanaxis nucleus black planaxis Western Central Atlantic. 1.7 DL



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