Mangelia (Pseudorhaphitoma) fairbanki   G & H Nevill  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Conidae

Description
Size: Length 4.48-6.70 mm; diameter 1.16-2.45 mm.

Color: Brown.

Shell fusiform, attenuate, spire high, whorls angulate, suture impressed, aperture narrow, canal short, open, outerlip denticulate interiorly, sculpture consists of longitudinal ribs, distant, rounded, spiral striations strong, distant, three on each whorl, middle one stronger somewhat angulate.


Synonym (s)
Mangelia fairbanki Nevill, G & H, 1875
Mangelia fairbanki Subrahmanyam, 1952
Mangelia (Pseudorhaphitoma) fairbanki Ray, 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Off Puri INDIA (Record: 24/03/1916-29/03/1916)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA
• SRI LANKA

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


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