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A genus of minute land shells, resembling Vertigo, but separated because they are dextral, while Vertigo is sinistral.A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
Dextral animals, with shell coiled pseudo-sinistrally; operculum with sinistral spiral; pallial cavity dorsal.ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Shell thin, dextral, with prominent spire and oval aperture; no inferior pallial lobe.ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Shell bulimoid, dextral or sinistral; radular teeth, expanded at their extremities and multicuspidate.ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Vertigo (Sphyradium) edentula is dextral and without denticles.OUR BRITISH SNAILSJOHN WILLIAM HORSLEY
A genus described as differing from Ancylus in being dextral.A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
Sinistral: Having the aperture of the shell at the left; opposite of dextral.THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
Dextral: Having the aperture on the right side of the shell when the apex is upward.THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
Gasteropod shells may be sinistral or dextral, according as the whorls turn to the left or right.THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The sinistral circuit is one in which the center is on the left hand, while the dextral circuit has its center to the right.THE WINTER SOLSTICE ALTARS AT HANO PUEBLOJ. WALTER FEWKES

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