Hastula strigilata   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Terebridae

Image copyrights: Mike's Seashell Collection

Description
Size: Length 25.60 mm; diameter 5.65 mm.

Color: Shining brownish gray, with white bands below suture, orange brown blotches round the shell on white band near suture.

Shell acicularly subulate, or elongate, 10-15 whorls. Whorls flat sided, sculptured with broad and flat axial ribs, interstices narrow, smooth, body whorl with peripheral white band, aperture small, columella short, slightly twisted.


Synonym (s)
Buccinum strigilatum Linnaeus, 1758
Terebra strigilata Reeve, 1860
Hastula strigilata Cernohorsky, 1967

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Konark INDIA (Record: 19/11/1962)
• Orissa, Puri INDIA (Record: 15/11/1962, 10/02/1975)
• Orissa, Chhatrapur INDIA (Record: 24/11/1962)
• Orissa, Gopalpur INDIA (Record: 18/02/1972)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai 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
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at - http://www.gastropods.com/

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