Cythara dubiosa [Status Unaccepted]   Nevill & Nevill,  1875 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Mangeliidae

Description
Color: white,with a broad brownstain on the back of the last whorls

Shell ovately conical,thick,apex mammillate;whorls7,the first three embryonal;the next 3 angular,the longitudinal ribs only beginning towards the base of each of them, give the appearance of a row of nodules just above the suture;last whorl unusually straight and regular,with an excavated shelf at the undulating and interrupted,decussated with indistinct longitudinal almost straight ribs,commencing at the base of the excavated shelf;regularly and closely denticulated both on the rather widely spreading callosity covering the columella and also just within the margin of the straight outer lip,aperture contracted,much straighter and narrower.


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Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair 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


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