Pseudosimnia (Diminovula) frumentum   (Sowerby,  1828) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Ovulidae

Description
Size: Upto 5 mm in length

Color: Pink to purple with a transverse zone at the hump.

Shell minute, fusiform with produced extremities; aperture narrow, dilated anteriorly; outer lip rather angulated and flattened with conspicuous teeth extending on to the margin; columella smooth and angulated at the margin, fistula steep, concave and crenate; dorsum humped at posterior half with a keel; sculptured with close set transverse striae at both the ends leaving a smooth central part.


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Biogeography


• 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:2012-08-23

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