Cancilla philippinarum   A. Adams,  1851 (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Mitridae

Description
Size: 46 mm in length

Color: Light orange or brown.

Shell small, elongately fusiform, spire acuminate, suture deep, whorls seven; aperture slightly longer than the spire; columella with five oblique folds; outer lip weakly crenulated; sculptured with numerous slender, close set elevated spiral ridges and fine longitudinal striae giving punctated appearance.


Synonym (s)
Mitra philippinarum A. Adams, 1851

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands (Lat: 7) (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
  • 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
  • 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:2012-09-04

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