Scabricola (Scabricola) coriacea   (Reeve,  1845) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Mitridae

Description
Size: 1.6 cm.

Color: Light orange-brown or reddish brown, some nodules white.

Ovate-biconical, whorls convex, suture channeled and slightly turreted, aperture length and spire height about equal, outer lip with a foliate margin, sculptured with spiral rows of prominent nodules which align axially, four rows on the penultimate whorl, about 15 on the body whorl, in many specimens the nodules are most prominent on the shoulders, columella with 5-6 folds.

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) 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
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at - http://clade.ansp.org/obis/find_mollusk.html
  • 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

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