Supriya Ghosh

Ficus variegata (gastropod)

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Ficidae
Scientific name  Ficus variegatus
Higher classification  Ficus
Superfamily  Ficoidea
Genus  Ficus
Phylum  Mollusca
Rank  Species
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Similar  Ficus, Ficidae, Ficus gracilis, Ficus ficus, Olive snail

Ficus variegata, common name the true fig shell, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ficidae, the fig shells.

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Description

The shell size varies between 45 mm and 120 mm

Distribution

This species occurs in the Indian Ocean off East Arabia and in the Pacific Ocean off Japan.

References

Ficus variegata (gastropod) Wikipedia


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