Terebra cinctella   Deshayes  1859 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Terebridae

Description
Size: 3 cm.

Color: Fawn, sometimes with a paler subsutural band and a pale peripheral stripe.

Whorls with slightly convex sides, suture and subsutural groove deep and about equal, subsutural nodules prominent, elongate, aligned with strong and straight, angular axial ribs, spiral threads in the interspaces, aperture subquadrate, columella recurved.

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Literature Source(s)
  • 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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