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Family: Epitoniidae (See list of species below)

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218 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acirsa borealis
[chalky wentletrap]
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Acirsa subdecussata
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Acirsa symphylla
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Acrilla acuminata
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Acrilloscala lamyi
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Alexania floridana
[smooth wentletrap]
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Alora annulata
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Alora tenerrima
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Amaea mitchelli
[Mitchell's wentletrap]
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Amaea retifera
[reticulate wentletrap]
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Amaea sericogazea
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Amaea splendida
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Amaea sulcata
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Amaea thielei
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Asperiscala eltanini
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Boreoscala greenlandica
[Greenland wentletrap]
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Boreoscala magellanicum
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Cirsotrema amamiense
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Cirsotrema bennettorum
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Cirsotrema cloveri
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Cirsotrema cochlea
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Cirsotrema dalli
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Cirsotrema edgari
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Cirsotrema emestoilanoi
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Cirsotrema fenestratum
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Cirsotrema karinae
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Cirsotrema perplexum
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Cirsotrema pilsbryi
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Cirsotrema rugosum
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Cirsotrema turriculoides
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Cirsotrema varicosum
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Claviscala pellisanserina
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Claviscala solar
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Couthouyella striatula
[northern rough wentletrap]
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Cycloscala crenulata
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Cycloscala echinaticosta
[wide-coiled wentletrap]
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Cycloscala gazae
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Cycloscala hyalina
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Cycloscala montrouzieri
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Cycloscala revoluta
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Cycloscala sardellae
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Cylindriscala rosenbergi
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Depressiscala aurita
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Depressiscala nautlae
[slender wentletrap]
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Depressiscala nitidella
[mottled wentletrap]
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Eccliseogyra nitida
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Eccliseogyra performosa
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Eglisia tricarinata
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Epidendrium aureum
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Epidendrium billeeana
[wentletrap]
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Epidendrium sordidum
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Epitonium aculeatum
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Epitonium acutum
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Epitonium alatum
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Epitonium albidum
[bladed wentletrap]
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Epitonium albolineatum
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Epitonium algerianum
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Epitonium angulatum
[angulate wentletrap]
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Epitonium angulicinctum
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Epitonium apiculatum
[semismooth wentletrap]
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Epitonium atomus
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Epitonium aureomaculatum
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Epitonium babylonia
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Epitonium blainei
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Epitonium brevissimum
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Epitonium bullatum
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Epitonium candeanum
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Epitonium candidissimum
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Epitonium catanuense
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Epitonium celesti
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Epitonium championi
[champion's wentletrap]
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Epitonium clathratulum
[small wentletrap]


Epitonium clathrus
[European wentletrap]
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Epitonium clementinum
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Epitonium commodum
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Epitonium confusum
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Epitonium connexum
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Epitonium coretum
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Epitonium crassicostatum
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Epitonium crassum
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Epitonium crispatum
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Epitonium dallianum
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Epitonium deificum
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Epitonium denticulatum
[tooth-rib wentletrap]
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Epitonium eulitum
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Epitonium fabrizioi
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Epitonium fasciatum
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Epitonium foliaceicosta
[wrinkle-ribbed wentletrap]
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Epitonium fractum
[humble wentletrap]
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Epitonium frielei
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Epitonium fucatum
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Epitonium georgettinum
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Epitonium goldsmithi
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Epitonium gracile
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Epitonium gradilis
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Epitonium hayashi
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Epitonium hispidulum
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Epitonium humphreysii
[humphrey's wentletrap]
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Epitonium immaculatum
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Epitonium indianorum
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Epitonium irregulare
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Epitonium ishimotoi
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Epitonium jolyi
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Epitonium krebsii
[Kreb's wentletrap]
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Epitonium laidlawi
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Epitonium lamellosum
[lamellose wentletrap]
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Epitonium laxatum
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Epitonium liliputanum
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Epitonium linctum
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Epitonium lineolatum
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Epitonium lyra
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Epitonium malayanum
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Epitonium matthewsae
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Epitonium mauryi
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Epitonium mellissi
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Epitonium millecostatum
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Epitonium mindoroense
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Epitonium multicostatum
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Epitonium multistriatum
[many-ribbed wentletrap]
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Epitonium neglectum
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Epitonium novangliae
[New England wentletrap]


Epitonium occidentale
[fine-ribbed wentletrap]
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Epitonium ovale
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Epitonium pallasii
[Palla's wentletrap]
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Epitonium pandion
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Epitonium paumotense
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Epitonium permodestum
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Epitonium perplexum
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Epitonium philippinarum
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Epitonium phymanthi
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Epitonium polacia
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Epitonium profundum
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Epitonium pseudonanum
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Epitonium pulchellum
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Epitonium pulcherrimum
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Epitonium pupiforme
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Epitonium pyramidale
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Epitonium replicatum
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Epitonium rubigosolum
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Epitonium rubrolineatum
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Epitonium rugosum
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Epitonium rupicola
[brown-band wentletrap]
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Epitonium sanctaehelenae
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Epitonium sandwichense
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Epitonium scalare
[precious wentletrap]
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Epitonium sericifila
[silky wentletrap]
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Epitonium sowerbyanum
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Epitonium stigmaticum
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Epitonium striatellum
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Epitonium striatissimum
[frosted wentletrap]


Epitonium subauriculatum
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Epitonium subtile
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Epitonium syoichiroi
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Epitonium tenuicostatum
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Epitonium thorssoni
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Epitonium tiberii
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Epitonium tiburonense
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Epitonium tollini
[tollin's wentletrap]
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Epitonium townsendi
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Epitonium tryoni
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Epitonium turritellula
[turreted wentletrap]
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Epitonium turtonis
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Epitonium umbilicatum
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Epitonium unifasciatum
[one-band wentletrap]
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Epitonium venosum
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Epitonium vigintifoliata
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Epitonium vittatum
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Epitonium worsfoldi
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Epitonium xenicima
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Gregorioiscala barazeri
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Gregorioiscala levismaculosa
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Gregorioiscala pachya
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Gregorioiscala sarsi
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Gyroscala lamellosa
[perplexed wentletrap]
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Gyroscala watanabei
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Iphitus cancellatus
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Iphitus marshalli
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Iphitus robertsi
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Iphitus tuberatus
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Kurodacirsa lotus
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Narrimania azelotes
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Nitidiscala indianorum
[money wentletrap]
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Nitidiscala tincta
[tinted wentletrap]
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Nystiella formosissima
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Nystiella pyrrhias
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Opalia abbotti
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Opalia acus
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Opalia aurifila
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Opalia bicarinata
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Opalia borealis
[boreal wentletrap]
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Opalia burryi
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Opalia crenata
[coarse wentletrap]
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Opalia eolis
[cancellate wentletrap]
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Opalia garciai
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Opalia hellenica
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Opalia hotessieriana
[pitted wentletrap]
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Opalia leeana
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Opalia longissima
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Opalia megalodon
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Opalia morchiana
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Opalia neocaledonica
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Opalia pumilio
[dwarf wentletrap]
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Opalia thorsenae
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Opalia tortilis
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Opalia velumnuptialis
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Opalia wareni
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Opalia watsoni
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Opaliopsis atlantis
[Atlantic wentletrap]
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Opaliopsis canium
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Opaliopsis concava
[concave wentletrap]
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Opaliopsis opalina
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Opaliopsis rabalaisi
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Papuliscala annectens
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Papuliscala diminuta
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Plasticala morchi
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Punctiscala cerigottana
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Sthenorytis pernobilis
[noble wentletrap]
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Surrepifungium costulatum
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218 Species of Family Epitoniidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acirsa borealis chalky wentletrap East Pacific and Northern 3.3 DL
Acirsa subdecussata Mediterranean Sea.
Acirsa symphylla Antarctic Indian Ocean
Acrilla acuminata Western Indian Ocean
Acrilloscala lamyi Mediterranean Sea.
Alexania floridana smooth wentletrap Atlantic Ocean. 0.84 DL
Alora annulata Western Central Pacific
Alora tenerrima Atlantic Ocean. 0.43 DL
Amaea mitchelli Mitchell's wentletrap Western Central Atlantic 6 DL
Amaea retifera reticulate wentletrap Western Atlantic. 3 DL
Amaea sericogazea Western Central Pacific
Amaea splendida Western Central Pacific
Amaea sulcata Western Central Pacific
Amaea thielei Southwest Pacific
Asperiscala eltanini Western Atlantic and West 3.5 DL
Boreoscala greenlandica Greenland wentletrap Western Central Pacific, 6.1 DL
Boreoscala magellanicum Southeast Pacific and Sou 3 DL
Cirsotrema amamiense Western Central Pacific
Cirsotrema bennettorum Western Central Pacific.
Cirsotrema cloveri Western Central Pacific
Cirsotrema cochlea Mediterranean Sea.
Cirsotrema dalli Western Atlantic 4.1 DL
Cirsotrema edgari Western Central Pacific 5 TL
Cirsotrema emestoilanoi Western Central Pacific
Cirsotrema fenestratum Western Atlantic. 2.75 DL
Cirsotrema karinae Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Cirsotrema perplexum Northwest Pacific
Cirsotrema pilsbryi Western Atlantic. 2.9 DL
Cirsotrema rugosum Western Central Pacific
Cirsotrema turriculoides Western Central Pacific
Cirsotrema varicosum Western Central Pacific
Claviscala pellisanserina Western Central Pacific
Claviscala solar Western Central Pacific
Couthouyella striatula northern rough wentletrap North America. 1.5 DL
Cycloscala crenulata Western Central Pacific
Cycloscala echinaticosta wide-coiled wentletrap Western Atlantic and Anta 1.5 NG
Cycloscala gazae Western Central Pacific
Cycloscala hyalina Western Central Pacific
Cycloscala montrouzieri Western Central Pacific.
Cycloscala revoluta Western Central Pacific
Cycloscala sardellae Western Central Pacific
Cylindriscala rosenbergi Western Central Atlantic. 1.69 DL
Depressiscala aurita Northwest Pacific
Depressiscala nautlae slender wentletrap Western Atlantic 2.2 DL
Depressiscala nitidella mottled wentletrap Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Eccliseogyra nitida Atlantic Ocean. 1 DL
Eccliseogyra performosa Western Atlantic.
Eglisia tricarinata Indo-West Pacific
Epidendrium aureum Western Central Pacific
Epidendrium billeeana wentletrap Southwest Pacific
Epidendrium sordidum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium aculeatum Indo-West Pacific
Epitonium acutum Western Atlantic. 0.38 DL
Epitonium alatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium albidum bladed wentletrap Western Atlantic. 2.8 DL
Epitonium albolineatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium algerianum Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium angulatum angulate wentletrap Western Indian Ocean and 2.5 DL
Epitonium angulicinctum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium apiculatum semismooth wentletrap Western Central Atlantic. 1.1 DL
Epitonium atomus Eastern Atlantic. 0.45 DL
Epitonium aureomaculatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium babylonia Western Atlantic. 3 DL
Epitonium blainei Western Atlantic. 2.8 DL
Epitonium brevissimum Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium bullatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium candeanum Western Atlantic 2.2 DL
Epitonium candidissimum Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium catanuense Western Central Pacific
Epitonium celesti Western Atlantic and the
Epitonium championi champion's wentletrap Western Atlantic. 1.37 DL
Epitonium clathratulum small wentletrap Northeast Atlantic and Me
Epitonium clathrus European wentletrap Northeast Atlantic
Epitonium clementinum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium commodum Eastern Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Epitonium confusum Eastern Atlantic.
Epitonium connexum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium coretum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium crassicostatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium crassum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium crispatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium dallianum Atlantic Ocean. 1.3 DL
Epitonium deificum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium denticulatum tooth-rib wentletrap Western Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Epitonium eulitum Western Atlantic. 0.4 DL
Epitonium fabrizioi Southeast Pacific and Sou 2 DL
Epitonium fasciatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium foliaceicosta wrinkle-ribbed wentletrap Western Atlantic 2.5 DL
Epitonium fractum humble wentletrap Western Central Atlantic 2.5 DL
Epitonium frielei Western Atlantic 1.6 DL
Epitonium fucatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium georgettinum Southeast Pacific and Sou 3.3 DL
Epitonium goldsmithi Western Central Pacific
Epitonium gracile Western Central Pacific
Epitonium gradilis Western Central Pacific
Epitonium hayashi Western Central Pacific 2 TL
Epitonium hispidulum Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium humphreysii humphrey's wentletrap Western Atlantic. 2.4 DL
Epitonium immaculatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium indianorum Northeast Pacific 3.5 NG
Epitonium irregulare Western Central Pacific
Epitonium ishimotoi Western Central Pacific
Epitonium jolyi Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium krebsii Kreb's wentletrap Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Epitonium laidlawi Western Central Pacific
Epitonium lamellosum lamellose wentletrap Western Atlantic and East 3.4 DL
Epitonium laxatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium liliputanum Western Central Pacific 1.5 TL
Epitonium linctum Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium lineolatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium lyra Western Central Pacific
Epitonium malayanum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium matthewsae Western Central Atlantic 1.4 DL
Epitonium mauryi Western Atlantic. 2.57 DL
Epitonium mellissi Eastern Atlantic. 1.4 DL
Epitonium millecostatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium mindoroense Western Central Pacific
Epitonium multicostatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium multistriatum many-ribbed wentletrap Western Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Epitonium neglectum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium novangliae New England wentletrap Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Epitonium occidentale fine-ribbed wentletrap Western Atlantic. 2.8 DL
Epitonium ovale Western Central Pacific
Epitonium pallasii Palla's wentletrap Indo-West Pacific 3 TL
Epitonium pandion Western Atlantic. 0.8 DL
Epitonium paumotense Western Central Pacific
Epitonium permodestum Western Atlantic. 0.25 DL
Epitonium perplexum Indo-Pacific. 3 TL
Epitonium philippinarum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium phymanthi Western Atlantic. 1.69 DL
Epitonium polacia Western Central Atlantic 1.2 DL
Epitonium profundum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium pseudonanum Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium pulchellum Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium pulcherrimum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium pupiforme Western Central Pacific
Epitonium pyramidale Western Central Pacific 4 TL
Epitonium replicatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium rubigosolum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium rubrolineatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium rugosum Western Central Pacific 7 TL
Epitonium rupicola brown-band wentletrap Western Atlantic. 2.5 DL
Epitonium sanctaehelenae Eastern Atlantic. 0.45 DL
Epitonium sandwichense Western Central Pacific
Epitonium scalare precious wentletrap Western Central Pacific 7 TL
Epitonium sericifila silky wentletrap Western Central Atlantic. 1 DL
Epitonium sowerbyanum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium stigmaticum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium striatellum Western Atlantic.
Epitonium striatissimum frosted wentletrap Atlantic Ocean and Medite
Epitonium subauriculatum Western Central Pacific 2.5 TL
Epitonium subtile Western Central Pacific
Epitonium syoichiroi Western Central Pacific
Epitonium tenuicostatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium thorssoni Western Central Pacific
Epitonium tiberii Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium tiburonense Western Atlantic. 1.02 DL
Epitonium tollini tollin's wentletrap Western Central Atlantic 1.4 DL
Epitonium townsendi Western Indian Ocean
Epitonium tryoni Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium turritellula turreted wentletrap Western Atlantic. 0.65 DL
Epitonium turtonis Northeast Atlantic and Me
Epitonium umbilicatum Western Central Pacific
Epitonium unifasciatum one-band wentletrap Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Epitonium venosum Western Atlantic. 1.8 DL
Epitonium vigintifoliata Western Central Pacific 2.5 TL
Epitonium vittatum Mediterranean Sea.
Epitonium worsfoldi Western Central Atlantic. 2.53 DL
Epitonium xenicima Western Atlantic and Indo 2.3 DL
Gregorioiscala barazeri Western Central Pacific.
Gregorioiscala levismaculosa Western Central Pacific.
Gregorioiscala pachya Atlantic Ocean. 3.3 DL
Gregorioiscala sarsi Mediterranean Sea.
Gyroscala lamellosa perplexed wentletrap Indo-West Pacific, Atlant
Gyroscala watanabei Western Central Pacific
Iphitus cancellatus Atlantic Ocean. 0.26 DL
Iphitus marshalli Mediterranean Sea.
Iphitus robertsi Western Central Atlantic
Iphitus tuberatus Mediterranean Sea.
Kurodacirsa lotus Western Central Pacific
Narrimania azelotes Western Atlantic. 0.4 DL
Nitidiscala indianorum money wentletrap East Pacific.
Nitidiscala tincta tinted wentletrap Northeast Pacific 1.5 NG
Nystiella formosissima Atlantic Ocean. 1.9 DL
Nystiella pyrrhias Western Central Atlantic. 0.83 DL
Opalia abbotti Atlantic Ocean and the Me 0.45 DL
Opalia acus Eastern Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Opalia aurifila Western Atlantic. 1.1 DL
Opalia bicarinata Western Central Pacific
Opalia borealis boreal wentletrap Northern Pacific and Nort 33 DL
Opalia burryi Western Atlantic 1.52 DL
Opalia crenata coarse wentletrap Western Atlantic and Medi 2.2 DL
Opalia eolis cancellate wentletrap Western Central Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Opalia garciai Western Central Pacific
Opalia hellenica Mediterranean Sea.
Opalia hotessieriana pitted wentletrap Western Atlantic. 1.3 DL
Opalia leeana Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Opalia longissima Western Central Pacific
Opalia megalodon Western Central Pacific.
Opalia morchiana Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Opalia neocaledonica Western Central Pacific.
Opalia pumilio dwarf wentletrap Western Atlantic 1.5 DL
Opalia thorsenae Western Central Pacific.
Opalia tortilis Western Atlantic. 1.07 DL
Opalia velumnuptialis Western Central Pacific.
Opalia wareni Western Central Pacific.
Opalia watsoni Western Atlantic.
Opaliopsis atlantis Atlantic wentletrap Atlantic Ocean. 1.4 DL
Opaliopsis canium Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Opaliopsis concava concave wentletrap Western Central Atlantic 2.4 DL
Opaliopsis opalina Western Atlantic. 2.5 DL
Opaliopsis rabalaisi Western Atlantic. 0.69 DL
Papuliscala annectens Western Atlantic. 1.15 DL
Papuliscala diminuta Southeast Pacific and Sou 0.31 DL
Plasticala morchi Western Central Pacific
Punctiscala cerigottana Mediterranean Sea.
Sthenorytis pernobilis noble wentletrap Western Central Atlantic. 4.3 DL
Surrepifungium costulatum Western Central Pacific



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