Neocancilla antoniae   (H. Adams,  1870) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Mitridae

Description
Size: 28 mm in length; 11.58 mm in width; 16.92 height of aperture.

Color: Shell ornamented with small orange brown quadrate spots on the spiral ridges and faint rose colored streaks.

Shell fusiformly ovate; sutures impressed, broad spiral ridges alternating with narrow ones, axial spiral grooves bisect spiral ridges; whorls seven; columella with five oblique folds; outer lip crenulated.


Synonym (s)
Mitra antoniae A. Adams, 1870

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) 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
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 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/
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (1984) Contribution to the knowledge of Indian marine molluscs: I. Family Mitridae Occasional paper no 153 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 48pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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