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Latirus polygonus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Buccinoidea
Subfamily  Peristerniinae
Scientific name  Latirus polygonus
Rank  Species
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Fasciolariidae
Genus  Latirus
Phylum  Mollusca
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Similar  Latirus, Latirus gibbulus, Dolicholatirus, Filifusus filamentosus, Opeatostoma pseudodon

Latirus polygonus, common name : short-tailed latirus, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fasciolariidae, the spindle snails, the tulip snails and their allies.

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Description

The shell size varies between 25 mm and 105 mm

Distribution

This species is distributed in the Red Sea and in the Indian Ocean along Tanzania, Aldabra, Chagos, Madagascar, the Mascarene Basin and in the Western Pacific Ocean

References

Latirus polygonus Wikipedia


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