Cypraea (Erosaria) turdus winckworthi   Schilder and Schilder,  1938 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Cypraeidae

Description
Size: Upto 50 mm in length

Shell moderate, ovate or subdeltoid, dorsum fulvous to greenish and profusely sprinkled with small, unequal fulvous brown spots and dots mostly assuming a dot like pattern by confluence, margins swollen and angular, but hardly pitted; extremities produced, crenulated and often tinged with pink both above and below; aperture rather wide, but curved behind rather abruptly; base whitish and sparsely spotted near the upper margin, teeth coarse and distantly placed.


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Biogeography


• Gujarat, Port Okha (Lat: 22.47) (Long: 69.08) INDIA
• Gujarat, Dwarka INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.98) (Long: 72.83) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2012-08-22

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