Tomopleura vertebrata   (Smith E. A.,  1875) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Borsoniidae

Description
Size: 20 mm in height

Color: Yellowish white, aperture and columella white.

Shell small, suture incised; aperture small; outer lip corrugated, posterior sinus moderately deep, anterior canal broad and truncated; sculptured with strong spiral ridges with distinct axial threads in the interspaces.


Synonym (s)
Pleurotoma vertebrata Smith E. A., 1875

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai (Lat: 13.09) (Long: 80.29) INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• West Bengal 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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