Gemmula (Gemmula) congener   Smith, E. A.,  1894 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Size: 6.5 cm.

Color: Dull white, with a light brown band on the subsutural cords.

Spire tall, base moderately contracted, teleoconch whorls tightly coiled, subsutural fold of two strong, densely gemmate spiral ridges, peripheral keel composed of two closely spaced, densely gemmate, rounded spiral ribs, about 10 faintly gemmate spiral cords on the anterior parts of the body whorl and base, plus intermediate threads.

Synonym (s)
Gemmula rarimaculata Kuroda & Oyama, 1972
Pleurotoma congener E. A. Smith, 1894

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 12.5) (Long: 92.75) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Wilson, B; Wilson, C and Baker, P (1994) Australian marine shells 2 1-370 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Mayhew, R Schooner specimen shells Available at -

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