Euplica varians   (Sowerby,  1832) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Size: Up to 10 mm in height

Color: Whitish with spiral rows of reddish brown markings or lines, aperture light violet

Shell small, solid, short spire. Aperture narrow, outer lip slightly thickened, with seven denticles, columella with two rows of teeth, one split tooth on the interior and six denticles on the outer margin. Sculptured with axial ribs on the spire whorls, axial nodes at the shoulder and prominent spiral cords at the base of the whorl.

Synonym (s)
Columbella daliola Duclos, 1840
Columbella lysiska Duclos, 1846
Columbella nana Duclos, 1840
Columbella nana Kiener, 1841
Columbella ophonia Duclos, 1846
Columbella pacifica Gaskoin, 1851
Columbella pallida Deshayes, 1844

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



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 -

Page last updated on:2012-09-13

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