Rahul Sharma

Enida persica

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Superfamily  Trochoidea
Rank  Species
Phylum  Mollusca
Clade  Vetigastropoda
Family  Trochidae
Enida persica

Enida persica is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Trochidae, the top snails.

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Description

The height of the shell is 3 mm, its diameter 5 mm. The shell is small, solid and has a depressed conical shape. It is deeply umbilicated. The shell has six whorls with an elaborate sculpture. The lirae and carinae on the body whorl number together six above the periphery, while below it there are ten, all being more or less granulate. The aperture is subquadrate. The base of the shell is flattened. The umbilical region is somewhat excavate. The color of the shell show pale red blotches, of a trigonal shape round the last two whorls, and most conspicuous at the periphery.

Distribution

This marine species occurs in the Gulf of Oman.

References

Enida persica Wikipedia


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