Rahul Sharma

Ancilla ventricosa

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Olividae
Scientific name  Ancilla ventricosa
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Olivoidea
Genus  Ancilla
Rank  Species
Ancilla ventricosa
Similar  Agaronia nebulosa, Agaronia, Oliva, Miniaceoliva miniacea, Amalda

Ancilla ventricosa is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Olividae, the olives.

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Subspecies

  • Ancilla ventricosa fulva (Swainson, 1825)
  • Ancilla ventricosa ventricosa (Lamarck, 1811)
  • Description

    The length of the shell varies between 15 mm and 38 mm.

    Distribution

    This species occurs in the Red Sea and in the Indian Ocean off Mozambique.

    References

    Ancilla ventricosa Wikipedia


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