Unedogemmula unedo   (Kiener,  1839) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Turridae

Description
Size: 75 mm height.

Color: Pale yellow flecked with brown, aperture and columella white.

Shell large, solid, fusiform, spire elongate, less than half the total height, upper part of whorls convexly sloping, lower part rounded; aperture broad; outer lip thin with deeply 'U' shaped notch; siphonal canal long and slightly curved; sculptured with strong carina on the upper half of each whorl and strong, sharp edged spiral ridges.


Synonym (s)
Gemmula unedo (Kiener, 1839)
Pleurotoma unedo Kiener, 1839

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans 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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