Xenuroturris cingulifera cingulifera   Lamarck,  1822 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Turridae

Description
Size: 50 mm in height.

Color: Cream, ornamented with axially elongate dark brown spots on the cords of the keel and minute reddish brown dots on the spiral cords, aperture and columella white.

Shell solid, spire high, more than half the total height; aperture small; columella smooth, posterior sinus deep; siphonal canal broad and short, slightly recurved; sculptured with double-corded keel just below the suture followed by close set spiral threads below.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Daniel, R (1985) Fauna of India and the adjacent countries (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa: Siphonophora) ZSI 440 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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:2010-08-13

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