Pyrene vulpecula   Sowerby  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Columbellidae

Description
Color: White with bright orange-brown markings.

 Shell is thick, spindle-shaped; whorls are evenly rounded and the sutures are well developed; spire short with a wider base; surface is smooth and slightly glossy; body whorl finely and closely spirally grooved towards the base; aperture is narrowed posteriorly and the columella is slightly arched; outer lip thickened and finely toothed within.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.22) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Satyamurti, ST (1952) The Mollusca of Krusadai island in the Gulf of Mannar I- Amphineura and Gastropoda Bulletin of the Madras Government 1(2) 265 pp 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:2013-02-14

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