Osilinus kotschyi   (Philippi,  1849) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Trochidae

Description
Size: 20 mm in height.

Color: Grayish white with blackish axial streaks.

Shell small, thick, taller than broad, whorls straight sided and stepped below incised suture, apex pointed, sculptured with nodules spiral ribs and nodules prominent below sutures, ribs smooth around umbilicus. Aperture squarish. Umbilicus narrow and deep, columella with callous deposit, outer lip almost straight.


Synonym (s)
Cantharidus kotschyi (Philippi, 1849)
Priotrochus kotschyi (Philippi, 1849)
Thalotia (Thalotia) kotschyi Philippi, 1849
Thalotia kotschyi (Philippi, 1849)
Trochus (Gibbula) kotschyi Philippi, 1849
Trochus kotschyi Philippi, 1849

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh (Lat: 22.6) (Long: 69.5) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune

Page last updated on:2012-06-06

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