Lucerapex indagatoris   (Finlay,  1927) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Turridae

Image copyrights: Maurice Jay

Description
Size: 34 mm in height and 12 mm in width

Color: White.

Shell small, elongate fusiform, spire elongate but less than half the height of the shell; siphonal canal broad, sinus broadly open and U-shaped; sculptured with peripheral row of gemmules, subsutural keel of weak gemmules on the spire whorls and spiral striae on the body whorl becoming obsolete towards the anterior end.


Synonym (s)
Pleurotoma optata E. A. Smith, 1894

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 8) (Long: 75) 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

Page last updated on:2010-07-05

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