Polinices (Mamilla) maurus   (Lamarck)  (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Naticidae

Description
Shell light brown, spire white, aperture semiovate, wide, parietal callous dark brown, interior dull.


Synonym (s)
Natica maura Lamarck, 1816
Polinices (Mamilla) maurus Cernohorsky, 1971

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Andrott INDIA (Record: 22/02/1983)
• Lakshadweep 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
  • Surya Rao, KV and Subba Rao, NV (1991) Mollusca State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 273-362 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at - http://www.gastropods.com/

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