Euchelus foveolatus   (Adams A.,  1853) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
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Family:Chilodontidae

Description
Size: 8 mm high; 7 mm wide.

Color: White

Juveniles narrowly umbilicate; adults perforate; sculpture strongly cancellate, body whorl with four prominent spiral ribs, the second and the third sometimes very pronounced forming keels; three ribs on the base, thick lamellae crossing the interspaces; suture channelled; outer lip often dentate along its inner edge.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Museo naturalistico "libero gatti" Available at - http://www.mnlg.it/index.html

Page last updated on:2011-08-30

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