Balcis inflexa   (Pease,  1868) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Eulimidae

Description
Shell small, turreted, smooth, white. Spire high, consists of more than seven whorls, suture distinct, whorls slightly convex, body whorl rounded. Aperture ovate, outer lip simple, smooth, inner lip mildly produced ventrally, columella smooth. Interior smooth, white.


Synonym (s)
Eulima inflexa Pease, 1868

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti INDIA (Record: 05/02/1986)
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Island INDIA
• MAURITIUS

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Surya Rao, KV and Subba Rao, NV (1991) Mollusca State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 273-362 Available at - NIO, Goa

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