Daphnella lymnaeformis   (Kiener,  1840) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Raphitomidae

Description
Size: 15 mm in height

Color: Creamy white, ornamented with zigzag brown markings.

Shell small, thin, spire almost as high as the aperture, whorls regularly convex, sutures slightly depressed; aperture narrow and finely striate within; columella concave and smooth; outer lip thin and convex, with narrow and deep notch; siphonal canal spout shaped; sculptured with short lamella at the sutures and numerous fine spiral striae crossed by longitudinal striae giving the shell a minutely cancellate appearance.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam (Lat: 17.7) (Long: 83.3) 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:2012-09-06

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