Strombus erythrinus   Dillwyn,  1817 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Strombidae

Description
Size: 5 cm.

Color: Exterior white or cream, mottled or banded with brown, aperture dark purple-brown, outer half of the columella white.

Elongate with a high, shouldered and nodulose spire, body whorl axially ribbed and spirally corded, aperture and inner edge of the columella finely lirate.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Elegant Conch
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • (1999) Bisyogai Database Available at - http://bigai.world.coocan.jp/
  • Wilson, B; Wilson, C and Baker, P (1993) Australian marine shells 1 1-408 Available at - NIO, Goa

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