Mitra (Nebularia) turgida   Reeve,  1845 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Size: 12.89 mm in length; 6 mm in width; 7.55 mm height of aperture.

Shell ovate, swollen in the middle, contracted at the base, spire acuminate, body with moderately prominent and round spiral ridges, whorls seven, columella with four oblique folds and a small posterior canal.

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• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans 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 -
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (1984) Contribution to the knowledge of Indian marine molluscs: I. Family Mitridae Occasional paper no 153 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 48pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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