Terebra affinis [Status Unaccepted]   Gray,  1834 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Terebridae

Description
Size: 6 cm.

Color: White with orange grooves, elongate orange-brown patches, and central and anterior spiral bands of pale orange bounded by spiral orange lines.

Base of the body whorl weakly heeled, subsutural groove deep and punctate, subsutural band narrow, forming a thick spiral rib, whorls with irregular discontinuous axial grooves and fine spiral striae, on early whorls the axial grooves separate strong axial ribs with narrow punctate interspaces.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair (Lat: 11.67) (Long: 92.75) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Wilson, B; Wilson, C and Baker, P (1994) Australian marine shells 2 1-370 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • TOBA AQUARIUM Available at - http://www.aquarium.co.jp/index.html
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune

Page last updated on:2012-07-17

Back to Search