Turbo (Marmarostoma) bruneus   (Roeding,  1791) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Turbinidae

Description
Shell Size: 50 mm in length.

Color: Shell cream with dark brown or brown. Aperture silvery white with pale greenish tinge.

Shell of medium size, thick, slightly longer than broad, apex pointed, sculptured with uneven, raised, scabrous spiral ridges, shoulder of the body whorl keeled giving a subangular look, spiral ridges finely and transpirally grooved. Aperture moderately large, rounded, with a very narrow umbilicus, lip below columella extends downwards slightly.


Synonym (s)
Turbo intercostalis Menke 1829

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands (Lat: 7) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Shingle Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.23) INDIA
• Maharashtra INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) INDIA
• Andra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam 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:2010-08-09

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