Terebra columellaris [Status Unaccepted]   Hinds,  1844 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Terebridae

Description
Size: 45 mm in height.

Color: Light orange-brown, interstices dark brown.

Shell medium, whorls 18-20; aperture small; outer lip thin and constricted posteriorly; columella rather straight; anterior canal curved towards left; sculptured with a row of white beads and punctate spiral groove at sutures, curved axial ribs with deep grooves in the interstices.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (1999) Bisyogai Database Available at - http://bigai.world.coocan.jp/

Page last updated on:2012-09-06

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