Terebra undulata   Gray  1834 (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Terebridae

Description
Size: 6 cm.

Color: Subsutural nodules white, axial ribs orange, interspaces orange-brown.

Whorls slightly terreted, aperture semi-elongate, columella slightly recurved, base moderately heeled, subsutural zone with thick squarish nodules, groove indistinct, elsewhere whorls sculptured with heavy, straight or sinuous axial ribs and fine striae in the interspaces, ribs tending to extend over the periphery onto the base.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Undulata Auger
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography



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
  • Allen, GR (2005) Reef fishes of northwestern Madagascar RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 31 39-48
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Wilson, B; Wilson, C and Baker, P (1994) Australian marine shells 2 1-370 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (1999) Bisyogai Database Available at - http://bigai.world.coocan.jp/

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