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

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Description
Size: Length 5.95-8.20 mm; diameter 2.10-2.97 mm.

Color: White, chestnut brown under sutures as well as on lower part of aperture and columella.

Shell small, attenuately fusiform, shining, spire elevated, consists of nine whorls including protoconch, carinate, particularly third and fourth post nuclear whorls, axially ribbed, seven on body whorl, suture impressed, spiral sculpture consists of striae, obsolete on ribs, aperture elongate, outerlip erect, sinus smooth, columella smooth, canal short, truncate.


Synonym (s)
Mangelia fulvocincta Nevill, 1875
Mangelia fulvocincta Subrahmanyam et. al., 1952

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Puri INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai 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

Page last updated on:2010-07-06

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