Volva sowerbyana   Weinkauff  1881 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Ovulidae

Description
Size: 16 mm in length

Color: Light flesh pink with an obscure cream band in the centre.

Shell small, fusiform, extremities produced into short and slender canals; outer lip convex, thick and smooth; columella with about 20 oblique striae and posterior rib; dorsum with numerous transverse striae.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Sowerbys Shuttle
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.98) (Long: 72.83) 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
  • Apte,D (1998) The book of Indian shells Oxford University Press 115


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