Natica (Tectonatica) robillardi   Sowerby,  1843 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Naticidae

Description
Size: 2 cm.

Color: Milky white to fawn, sometimes with a broad, darker cream or fawn band on the body whorl, operculum with a prominent, crescent-shaped brown spot over the nucleus.

Subglobose, spire moderately high, with radial riblets below the suture, parietal callus completely filling the umbilicus, bordered by an arched groove, operculum with a single weak spiral groove.

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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Lakshadweep Islands biodiversity strategy and action plan (Version: 3)
  • 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 (1993) Australian marine shells 1 1-408 Available at - NIO, Goa

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