Eunaticina (Eunaticina) coarctata   (Reeve)  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Naticidae

Description
Size: 15 mm in length

Color: Dull brown, umbilical area, columella and interior part of aperture white.

Shell small, thick, globosely ovate, spire low, whorls slopingly contracted above and swollen towards base, suture a little distinct; aperture widening anteriorly, parietal callus at the posterior part of the columella, a transverse groove in the middle separating the callus into two, posterior part fuses with the body whorl, anterior part free and extends into the deep and semicircular umbilicus; surface spirally grooved and crossed by axial growth striae.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


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

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 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
  • 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:2012-08-27

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