Buccinum bezoar [Status Unaccepted]   Linnaeus,  1758 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Buccinidae

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Description
Shell ventricose, axis perforated at the apex, spire depressed. Aperture oval, anteriorly narrow, canal short broadly open, slightly curved, inner lip reflected, anteriorly free; umbelicus corrugated.


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• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV and Surya Rao, KV (1993) Contribution to the knowledge of Indian marine molluscs: Pt. 3. Family: Muricidae Occasional paper no 153 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 133 pp 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
  • The Linnean collections Available at - http://www.linnean-online.org/

Page last updated on:2012-06-05

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