Subcancilla flammea [Status Unaccepted]   (Quoy & Gaimard,  1833) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Mitridae

Description
Size: 26 mm in length

Color: White, ornamented with chestnut brown axial flames; sculptured with angulated spiral ridges and punctated spiral grooves.

Shell small, fusiform, spire acuminate, whorls eight; aperture longer than the spire; columella with four oblique folds; outer lip crenulated.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• 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 (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune

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