Mitra (Strigatella) acuminata   Swainson,  1824 (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Mitridae

Description
Size: 26.04 mm in length; 9.93 mm in width; 12.48 mm height of aperture

Color: Shell yellowish, marked with one spiral band of lighter color on the body whorl; aperture white.

Shell ovately oblong, spire sharply acuminate, sculpture with fine spiral striae on the first whorls, whorls eight, aperture longer than the spire, columella with five oblique folds outer lip thickened and gibbose near the top.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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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