Mitra circula [Status Unaccepted]   Kiener,  1838 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Mitridae

Description
Color: Whitish

Shell moderately large, spindle shaped and its surface is uniformly spirally ridged. There are two or three distinct spiral grooves towards the outer margin of the body whorl; upper whorls of the spire bear three spiral ridges; aperture is anrrow and elongated; columella bears three distinct folds.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Threaded Mitre
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.22) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Apte,D (1998) The book of Indian shells Oxford University Press 115
  • Venkatraman, K; Srinivasan, M; Satyanarayana, CH and Prabhakar D (2002) Faunal diversity of Gulf of Mannar biosphere reserve Conservation area series 15 ZSI 77 pp; VIII pla 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
  • Vianet conchology Available at - http://vianetconchology.com/
  • Satyamurti, ST (1952) The Mollusca of Krusadai island in the Gulf of Mannar I- Amphineura and Gastropoda Bulletin of the Madras Government 1(2) 265 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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