Conus coromandelicus [Status Unaccepted]   (E. A. Smith,  1894) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Conidae

Description
Size: 35 mm in height

Color: Pale brown, ribs darker; aperture white.

Shell medium, light but solid, almost bi-conic, resembles a cone shell, spire small; aperture twice as long as spire; columella without callus; outer lip thin and corrugated; posterior sinus shallow and at the tip of the outer lip; siphonal canal broad and truncated; spire whorls slightly keeled with incised sutures; sculptured with strong, regular, sometimes nodulose spiral ribs, shoulder of each whorl with axial striae.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 12.83) (Long: 90.87) INDIA (Depth: 200 mts)

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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