Funa flavidula   (Lamarck,  1822) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Pseudomelatomidae

Description
Size: 35 mm in height

Color: Yellowish with dark brown bands; aperture light orange.

Shell thick, elongate fusiform, spire almost half the total height, sutures distinct; aperture flaring with thickened outer lip; columella straight, with callus on the upper part, posterior sinus not very deep; siphonal canal broad and short; sculptured with strong, rather close- set axial ribs crossed by spiral threads, a row of sub sutural beads and distinct spiral threads on the base of the body whorl.


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Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu 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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