Trigonostoma lamellosa   (Hinds,  1843) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Size: 2.2 cm.

Color: White with brown spiral bands and a red-brown line around the periphery, interior brown.

Almost globular, very solid, body whorl inflated, suture deeply channelled, axial ribs oblique, high, angular, about 12 per whorl, crossed by spiral cords which form scaly nodules at the intersections and sharply raised projections on the shoulders, widely and deeply umbilicate, columella arched, callus raised and reflected over both the parietal wall and the side of the umbilicus.

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• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands 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
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Available at -
  • Wilson, B; Wilson, C and Baker, P (1994) Australian marine shells 2 1-370 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Available at -

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