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|Oirignal image of a shell of Splendrillia gratiosa|
The length of the shell attains 17.5 mm, its diameter 6 mm.
This is a smooth shell, pink, with longitudinal red flames. tTe spire is acutely elongate, but the apex is blunt and papillary. The shell contains 9 slightly convex whorls. The suture is impressed. The body whorl is very short and slightly inflated. The aperture is ovate. The columella is sinuate. The outer lip is sharp.
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- Wells, F.E. 1990. Revision of the recent Australian Turridae referred to the genera Splendrillia and Austrodrillia. Journal of the Malacological Society of Australasia 11: 73–117
- Wells F. (1991) A new species of Splendrillia, with comments on two other species of the genus (Gastropoda: Turridae). Journal of the Malacological Society of Australia 12: 63–67
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