Ptychobela griffithii   (Gray,  1834) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Turridae

Description
Size: 22 mm in height

Color: Light brown.

Shell small, solid, fusiform, spire about half the total height, sutures depressed; aperture rather wide, slightly concave, without much callus; outer lip slightly thickened, posterior sinus deep; siphonal canal moderately long; sculptured with axial nodes on the shoulder of each whorl and smooth spiral threads but no subsutural cord.


Synonym (s)
Clavatula griffithii Gray, 1834

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90)

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
  • Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Available at - http://data.gbif.org/species/

Page last updated on:2010-07-23

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