Gemmula congener congener   (E. A. Smith,  1894) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Turridae

Description
Size: 45 mm in height

Color: Cream, without any ornamentation; aperture white; columellar callus shining white.

Shell solid, spire high, half the total height, columella with smooth callus deposit, posteriorly with deep sinus; outer lip thin with a deep U-shaped notch, siphonal canal broad and short; sculptured with strong spiral cords bearing gemmules, body whorl with a strong peripheral carina ornamented with gemmules and five to six fine spiral cords with close set gemmules.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 12.83) (Long: 90.87) 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:2012-09-05

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