Hebra horridus   (Dunker,  1847) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Size: 15 mm in length

Color: Light brown often with dark brownish bands.

Shell small, elongate ovate with pointed spire; aperture rounded; outer lip thickened with lirations on the interior; columellar callus wide spreading over to the body whorl; margin with about six denticles; callus surface with granules and wrinkles; sculptured with spinose axial ribs crossed by spiral threads.

Synonym (s)
Nassarius curta Gould, 1850
Nassarius muricata Quoy & Gaimard, 1833

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Lakshadweep Islands biodiversity strategy and action plan (Version: 3)
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp 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
  • Daniel, R (1985) Fauna of India and the adjacent countries (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa: Siphonophora) ZSI 440 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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