Drillia lucida [Status Unaccepted]   Nevill & Nevill,  1875 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Colour: White

Shell is fusiform,smooth and glittering;slightly and irregularly marbled with pale brown between the ribs and outer lip;suture distinct,apex blunt and rounded,smooth and embryonal;last whorl with 9 ribs,transversely striated at its base,gibbous posteriorly,with a smooth space behind the marginal varix,next the suture the upper part of the ribs,cut off by the deep spiral groove,have appearance of the a row of granules;columella and aperture smooth, a callous tubercle at junction of outer lip with the former,sinus very deeply excavated

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• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, INDIA
• Bay of Benga, INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Nevill, G.H (1875) Description of new marine Molucca from Indian Ocean Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal Asiatic Society of Bengal 44 83-104 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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