Biplex perca   Perry,  1811 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Image copyrights: Jacksonville Shell Club

Size: 4 cm.

Color: Light orange-brown, nodules and spine tips white.

Suture only slightly channelled, whorls greatly flattened, varixes wing-like, relatively narrow, bearing short, triangular spines, intervarixeal areas nodulose, surface rather glossy.

Synonym (s)
Ranella (Biplex) perca Smith, 1904
Gyrineum (Biplex) perca (Perry, 1811)
Gyrineum perca (Perry, 1811)
Gyrineum perca edgerleyi Richards, 1933

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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 -
  • Wilson, B; Wilson, C and Baker, P (1993) Australian marine shells 1 1-408 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at -
  • Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Available at -
  • Harzhauser, M; Reuter, M; Piller, WE; Berning, B; Kroh, A and Mandic, O (2009) Oligocene and Early Miocene gastropods from Kutch (NW India) document an early biogeographic switch from Western Tethys to Indo-Pacific Journal of Paleontology Springer 83 333-372 Available at -

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