Fusinus longicauda [Status Unaccepted]   (Lamarck,  1801) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Fasciolariidae

Description
Color: White.

Shell is rather thin, elongately spindle-shaped, with a yery slender, greatly elongated anterior canal and a tail, proportionately attenuated spire consisting of numerous whorls; whorls are rather inflated and their surface is traversed throughout by strong, stout, spiral ridges of which the one occurring in the middle of each whorl is stronger and more markedly raised than the rest; columella and interior of the aperture are smooth.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Pamban (Lat: 9.29) (Long: 79.21) 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

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