Marginella ventricosa [Status Unaccepted]   Fischer von Waldheim,  1807 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Marginellidae

Description
Size: 20 mm in height

Color: Light yellowish- brown.

Shell small, ovate, solid, spire rather exerted, whorls roundly convex at the upper part; outer lip thickened with callus and reflected; columella with five distinct plaits at the anterior half, surface smooth.



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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Orissa, Puri INDIA
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai (Lat: 13.09) (Long: 80.29) 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:2012-09-03

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