Mitra (Nebularia) aurantia subruppeli [Status Unaccepted]   Finlay,  1927 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Mitridae

Description
Size: 27 mm in length

Color: Chocolate brown with a white band below the suture.

Shell smaller than in the nominate subspecies, whorls six, spire smaller than the aperture, sutures deep; aperture with a thick and smooth outer lip and a columella bearing four to five oblique folds. Sculptured with faintly marked spiral ridges and grooves.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat INDIA
• Goa 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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