Gemmula oldhami   (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, aperture and columella dull white.

Shell solid, spire slightly less than half the total height, aperture narrow; columella with slightly broad callus, with plicae in the centre, posterior sinus very small, broad and shallow; sculptured with peripheral carina bearing gemmules, body whorl with several, close-set spiral cords bearing gemmules.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep (Lat: 8) (Long: 75) 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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