Nassa obesa [Status Unaccepted]   G. Nevill & H. Nevill,  1875 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Nassariidae

Description
color: shell brown, indistinctly and minutely mottled with white, irregularly stained near the suture with darker shade of brown

Shells thick, stout, globosely conical, smooth and shining, spire very pointed, apex acute;whorls 10, the three first without sculpture, very small, others longitudinally, obliquely thickly ribbed; the ribs and their interstices are of about equal thickness, obsolete on the back of the last whorl, columella with a moderately large white callosity, slightly rugosa, aperture ridged near its margin.


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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

Page last updated on:2011-09-29

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