Terebra succincta   (Gmelin,  1791) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Terebridae

Image copyrights: Mike's Seashell Collection

Description
Size: 5 cm.

Color: Beige to almost black.

Whorls convex, suture deep, body whorl long, base sloping, aperture elongate-quadrate, columella straight, fasciole with a sharp spiral keel, subsutural band thick, with strong oblique-axial nodules which continue as curved ribs on the sides of the whorls but cut by the distinct subsutural groove, interspaces with thick conspicuous spiral cords.

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Ecology

Biogeography


• 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
  • 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
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at - http://www.gastropods.com/
  • Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Available at - http://data.gbif.org/species/

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