Hastula traillii   (Deshayes,  1859) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Terebridae

Description
Size: 25 mm in height.

Color: Shining white, apex lead color, whorls with ash colored spiral bands and indistinct spots below suture.

Shell small, narrow, needle shaped, with slopingly flattened whorls, sutures indistinct; aperture small; columella arched and short; shell surface almost smooth,except for elongate plications on the upper part of the whorls.


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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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