Hastula inconstans   (Hinds,  1844) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Terebridae

Description
Size: 20 mm in height.

Color: Shining fawn- white or ashy, with pale band towards base, sutures white with pale band and brown dots below.

Shell small, thin, narrow and acicular with about 12 whorls; aperture short, broadly effused at base; columella calloused, very short and straight, keeled at base; sculptured with elongately plicated axial ribs on the upper part of the whorls.


Synonym (s)
Impages inconstans (Hinds, 1844)
Terebra inconstans Hinds, 1844

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Tranquebar (Lat: 11.03) (Long: 79.85) INDIA
• 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:2012-09-06

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