Turbanella hyalina: dorsoventral view; optical longitudinal section. This genus is characterized by the lateral adhesive tubes which enabling the attaching to the sand grains so that the chance of being drifted away by waves is minimized.
Turbanella hyalina: young specimen?
Turbanella hyalina: young specimen? In the intestinum some diatoms are visible.
Turbanella hyalina: anterior part; left image: the arrows point to the dorsolateral pharyngeal pores. Right image: the arrowheads point to some of the epidermal glands.