Siphonaria funiculata   Reeve,  1856 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Siphonariidae

Description
Size: 15 mm in length

Color: Interior light brown, muscle scar white, ribs on the external surface white with light brown interstices.

Shell small, ovate, limpet-like, spire elevated and near to posterior end; sculptured with radiating ribs and striae, interior smooth, deep groove extends from the center to right margin, corresponding area on the surface of the shell represented by elevated double ridge, muscle scar impression incomplete and horseshoe shaped.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep (Lat: 8) (Long: 75) 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:2012-09-10

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