Atys elongatus   A.Adams,  1850 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Cephalaspidea
Family:Haminoeidae

Description
Size: 25 mm in length.

Color: Yellowish white.

Shell small, narrow and elongate, spire deeply sunk; aperture narrow and widening gradually towards the anterior end; body whorl encircled by grooves on the anterior and posterior one thirds leaving in between smooth or obsoletely sculptured area, mid dorsal with an elevation.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• 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:2012-09-07

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