Minolia holdsworthana [Status Unaccepted]   (G. Nevill & H. Nevill,  1871) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Size: 4.5 mm in height.

Color: Dark green spots and stripes.

Shell minute, turbinate, thin, higher than broad, spire elongated, sculptured with a few distinct, widely spaced and raised spiral ribs, three on the penultimate whorl and the body whorl, the lower one running on the shoulder of the latter gives it a keeled appearance. Umbilicus open, bordered by spiral striae, aperture round and simple, columella without any callus deposit, outer lip thin and crenulated.

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• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) 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

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