Capulus irregularis   E. A. Smith,  1895 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Capulidae

Description
Size: upto 12 mm in height and 10 mm in diameter

Color: Cream with apex and interior

Shell small, thick, cap shaped, apex conspicuously coiled over hanging the posterior margin; sculptured with concentric foliated ridges.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Saurashtra Coast INDIA (Depth: 60 mts)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 8) (Long: 75) INDIA (Depth: 66 mts)

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:2012-06-14

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