Peristernia pulchella   (Reeve,  1847) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Fasciolariidae

Description
Size: 20 mm in height

Color: Yellowish-brown, aperture light brown.

Shell small, narrowly fusiform, narrow; aperture small and oval, lirate within, outer lip convex and thin, columella smooth with thin, narrow callus and anterior canal moderately long, posterior sinus present; sculptured with strong, coarse and oblique axial ribs crossed by widely separated strong spiral cords.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (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
  • Allen, GR (2005) Reef fishes of northwestern Madagascar RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 31 39-48
  • 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:2010-07-21

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