Terebra felina   (Dillwyn)  1817 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Terebridae

Description
Size: 9 cm.

Color: White with two spiral rows of small irregular brown spots on the body whorl, only one row visible on other whorls.

Rather short and broad, base sloping, aperture quadrate, columella straight, whorls smooth except for a faint spiral subsutural groove and faint axial ribs on the early whorls.

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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 (1994) Australian marine shells 2 1-370 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Stender, GK and Stender, YO Marinelifephotography.com Available at - http://www.marinelifephotography.com/

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