Cancellaria quasilla [Status Unaccepted]   Petit,  1987 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Cancellariidae

Description
Size: 25 mm in height and 19 mm in width.

Shell small, elongate-ovate, spire raised, protoconch of two and a half whorls; aperture oval, anterior canal and posterior sinus absent; outer lip thick but without denticles; columella with callus and with three columellar folds on the anterior half; sculptured with strong axial cords and spiral ribs giving a basket like appearance.


Synonym (s)
Cancellaria cretacea E.A. Smith, 1899

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Kerala, Off Travancore Coast 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:2012-09-04

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