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

Description
Size: 10 mm in length

Shell small, cylindrically fusiform; aperture narrow in the middle, wider anteriorly; outer lip with 20 teeth, with a whitish band almost in the middle, with very fine striations throughout.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Red Sea 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:2012-08-23

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