Vaceuchelus angulatus   (Pease,   1867) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Chilodontidae

Description
Size: 5mm in height.

Color: white.

Shell minute, thick, ovate conical, whorls five, sculptured with widely spaced and keeled spiral cords, seven on the body whorl and three on the penultimate whorl, interstices crossed by strong axial ribs giving a pitted appearance, umbilicus almost closed. Aperture circular, columella smooth, outer lip giving crenulated appearance due to the keeled spiral cords.


Synonym (s)
Minolia subplicata Nevill
Euchelus foveolatus (A. Adams, 1851)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • 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:2012-06-04

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