Cancellaria oblonga [Status Unaccepted]   (Sowerby,  1825) (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 24.32-26.45 mm; diameter 13.78-13.90 mm

Color: Reddish fawn encircled with two faint bands on body whorl, single band on spiral whorls, aperture white, faintly pink inside.

Shell fusiformly oblong, spire high, acute, consists of six whorls including protoconch, rounded, body whorl large, oblong, suture deep, aperture oblongly ovate, outer lip margin crenulate, lirate inside, columella calloused with three plaits, canal short, umbilicus partly covered by callous, sculpture consists of axial ribs intercepted by spiral threads, densely decussated.


Synonym (s)
Cancellaria oblonga Sowerby, 1825
Cancellaria bifasciata Deshayes, 1832
Cancellaria oblonga Abbot and Dance, 1982

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Puri INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai 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

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