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any species of marine gastropods, of the genera Nassa, Tritia, and other allied genera of the family Nassidae; a dog whelk. See Illust. under Gastropoda
Nassa is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.
The history of the name Nassa is rather confused, because the name was allocated twice:
⁕Nassa Röding, 1798 for mainly muricid species with the type species : Nassa picta Röding, 1798
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