Cancellaria asperella [Status Unaccepted]   (Lamarck,  1822) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Cancellariidae

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Description
Size: Length 24.52-28.68 mm; diameter 16.0-19.78 mm; height of spire 10.6-15.7 mm; height of aperture 17.22-19.65 mm

Color: Pale brown; aperture yellowish or white.

Shell medium, globose to elongate ovate, spire short and apex ponted, sutures narrow and deep, shoulder narrow; aperture moderately wide; outer lip thick, strong lirations on the interior; columella with callus bearing three folds anteriorly; umbilical pore almost closed by the columella shield; siphonal canal short and broad; sculptured with numerous axial riblets crossed by alternately thick an thin spiral ridges.


Synonym (s)
Cancellaria asperella Lamarck, 1822
Cancellaria asperella Cernohorsky, 1972

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Puri INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam (Lat: 17.7) (Long: 83.3) INDIA
• Pondicherry INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 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
  • Gallego, JL Marine gastropods The malacologist's corner Available at - http://www.elrincondelmalacologo.com/Version%20inglesa/Mi%20coleccion%20index.htm
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune

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