Mitra (Nebularia) ticaonica   Reeve,  1844 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Mitridae

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Description
Size: 3.5 cm.

Color: Dark tan or wine red, columella folds white.

Elongate to subcylindrical, suture channelled, shoulder may be prominent, body whorl sometimes depressed at the centre, anterior canal slightly recurved, aperture length greater than the spire height, sculptured by low, flat ribs at the anterior end and shallow, punctate grooves which may be obsolete at the centre of the body whorl, outer lip finely crenulate, columella calloused, with 4-5 folds.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Island (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands (Lat: 7) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans 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
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at - http://www.gastropods.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

Page last updated on:2012-07-16

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