Austroclavus exasperatus   (Reeve,  1843) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:[unassigned] Conoidea

Description
Size: 30 mm in height

Color: Cream, ornamented with dark brown, close-set, elongate axial lines just below the nodules on the body whorl, aperture and columella white.

Shell small, solid, spire half the total height, aperture short and narrow; columella with callus, a strong parietal tubercle; outer lip thick with a notch below the tubercle; siphonal canal a broad shallow depression; sculptured with raised axial nodules and fine axial growth striae.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• 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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