Cythara isseli [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 an orange band in the middle of the whorls

Shells thick, ovately conical, suture very distinct, apex pointed;whorls seven , the first three embryonal, the others longitudinally concentrically ribbed , ribs very thick, throughout closely transversely covered with distinct granules and transverse rugosities; aperture narrow, widening abruptly near the base, sinus moderate, outer lip thickly reflected, transversely striated, slightly rounded, a row of large, regular granules just within the aperture.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy

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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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