Coralliophila madreporara [Status Unaccepted]     (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Muricidae

Description
Size: 22 mm in height

Color: White or gray; columella violet.

Shell small, solid, ovate, spire low; aperture flattened and large; outer lip flaring and smooth; columella shelf like, siphonal canal absent; umbilicus absent; sculptured with numerous close set spiral threads and longitudinal striae.


Synonym (s)
Quoyula madreporarum (Sowerby, 1832)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans 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:2012-10-17

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