Vanikoro rosea   (Recluz,  1844) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Vanikoridae

Description
Size: Upto 10 mm in height.

Color: Dull yellowish, aperture white.

Shell small, thin; spire short but raises above the level of the body whorl; suture distinct; body whorl angulated at the shoulder. Aperture large, semicircular, outer lip thin and not extending above the level of the straight columella; umbilicus broad and deep; sculptured with crowded spiral threads on the body whorl and spire whorls.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.98) (Long: 72.83) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp 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

Page last updated on:2012-08-06

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