Eunaticina (Eunaticina) linneana   (Recluz,  1843) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Naticidae

Description
Size: 20 mm in length

Color: Dull brown; operculum corneous and light brown.

Shell small, thin, broadly ovate, with low conical spire and deep sutures; aperture large and wider at the base; columella almost straight; parietal callus narrow, posteriorly reflected over the umbilicus and gradually narrowing down anteriorly; umbilicus open and deep, without an internal funicle; sculptured with about 50 fine, irregularly spaced spiral grooves crossed by finer and close-set axial growth lines.


Synonym (s)
Sinum lumescens (Reeve, 1864)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) 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:2012-08-27

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