Terebra quoygaimardi   Cernohorsky & Bratcher,  1976 (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: Shiny yellow to orange-brown with white subsutural nodes.

Whorls straight-sided, may be shouldered at the sutures, base heeled, aperture quadrate, columella strongly recurved with a parietal callus on mature specimens, subsutural band nodulose, defined by a deep subsutural groove, elsewhere whorls smooth or spirally grooved and axially striate.

Synonym (s)
Cinguloterebra monilis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Dimidacus monilis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Terebra(Cinguloterebra) monilis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Terebra monile (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Terebra monilis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


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

Literature Source(s)
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at - http://clade.ansp.org/obis/find_mollusk.html
  • Allen, GR (2005) Reef fishes of northwestern Madagascar RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 31 39-48
  • 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/

Page last updated on:2010-08-04

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