Gemmula vagata   (Smith E. A.,  1895) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Turridae

Description
Size: 55 mm in height

Shell moderately large, spire high but less than half the total height; aperture a little broad; columella without callus, smooth; outer lip with a broad and deep notch, siphonal canal narrow and elongate; sculptured with strong peripheral carina bearing gemmules and several spiral cords below.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep (Lat: 8) (Long: 75) 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
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Discover life Available at - http://www.discoverlife.org/
  • www.shellauction.net Available at - http://www.shellauction.net/

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