Cantharus (Pollia) fumosus   Dillwyn,  1817 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Buccinidae

Description
Size: 3 cm.

Color: Cream or light brown, axial folds chestnut brown, with a paler central band on the body whorl, interior, lip and columella white.

Elongate-ovate, sculptured with broad axial folds crossed by moderately strong angular spiral ribs and fine axial striae, columella with 3-4 weak folds.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Camorta INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Car Nicobar (Lat: 9.17) (Long: 92.78) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nancowry Island (Lat: 7.98) (Long: 93.53) 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
  • Wilson, B; Wilson, C and Baker, P (1994) Australian marine shells 2 1-370 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Mayhew, R Schooner specimen shells Available at - http://www.schnr-specimen-shells.com/
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune

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