Recluzia jehennei   Petit de la Saussaye,  1853 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Janthinidae

Image copyright: Marbef

Description
Size: 18 mm in height

Color: Cream

Shell small, thin and fragile, glossy, whorls six and rounded, spire highly elevated, sutures deep; aperture almost circular, columella slightly twisted, umbilicus rather obsolete; surface with indistinct irregular growth striae.


Synonym (s)
Janthina jehennei (Petit de la Saussaye, 1853)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobars 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
  • Marine Species Identification Portal Available at - http://species-identification.org/
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at - http://www.gastropods.com/

Page last updated on:2013-02-27

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