Xenophora (Xenophora) solarioides solarioides   (Reeve,  1845) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Xenophoridae

Description
Color: Yellowish white, aperture white.

Shell small, spire depressed, umbilicus deep and rather wide, with a subangulated border. Whorls convex, sculptured with five, close wavy striae crossed by growth lines. Base flat to lightly convex, sculptured with 3-6 spiral cords over inner half, umbilicus with several weak spiral threads within. Dorsal surface obscured by relatively large foreign objects.


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Biogeography


• Karnataka INDIA
• Kerala INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 12.5) (Long: 92.75) 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
  • www.seashellhub.com Available at - http://www.seashellhub.com/

Page last updated on:2012-08-08

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