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|Apertural view of a shell of Conotalopia henniana|
Minolia henniana Melvill, 1891
The height of the shell attains 3.25 mm, its diameter 4.5 mm. The red-brown shell has a depressed-conical shape and is profoundly umbilicated. The five whorls show a microscopic sculpture of fine radial threads that overrun the spirals and are more apparent on the base. In colour it is variable, the figured example has walnut-brown radial flames on a grey ground, in others the flames are brick red and in some the flames break up into small chequers.
- Melvill, J.C. 1891. Descriptions of eleven new species belonging to the genera Columbrarium, Pisania, Minolia, Liotia, and Solarium. Journal of Conchology 6(12): 405-411
- Hedley, C. 1912. Descriptions of some new or noteworthy shells in the Australian Museum. Records of the Australian Museum 8: 131-160 [137, pl. 41, figs. 13-15]
- Wilson, B. 1993. Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods. Kallaroo, Western Australia : Odyssey Publishing Vol. 1 408 pp.
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