Mitra (Strigatella) pellisserpentis pellisserpentis   Reeve,  1844 (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Mitridae

Description
Size: 22.46 mm in length; 9.23 mm in width; 11.75 mm height of aperture.

Color: Shell orange brown or yellowish orange.

Shell elongate ovate, solid, sutures impressed, spire acuminate, sculptured with spiral rows of small granules, weakly developed on the body whorl; irregular and slender axial riblets; aperture longer than the spire, narrow and smooth; columella with four oblique folds, outer lip thickened and crenulated.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (1984) Contribution to the knowledge of Indian marine molluscs: I. Family Mitridae Occasional paper no 153 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 48pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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:2012-12-07

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