Cypraea (Pustularia) lienardi   Jousseaume,  1874 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Cypraeidae

Description
Size: Upto 20 mm in length

Shell small, ovate globose, mostly rough, yellowish or creamy to whitish, humped, with the sub angular top placed further behind, granulation and dorsal longitudinal sulcus very conspicuous, the latter connecting produced and beak-like extremities, a prominent brown central groove near the spire on the dorsum, a depression near the posterior extremity with a dark brown stain; aperture narrow and slightly curved on the posterior, teeth extending to margins, light brown.


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Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands (Lat: 7) (Long: 93) 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:2010-06-22

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