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Oscilla annulata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Pyramidellidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Pyramidelloidea
Genus  Oscilla
Oscilla annulata

Oscilla annulata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies.

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Description

The length of the whitish shell measures 5 mm. The numerous whorls of the teleoconch are flattened, and spirally ribbed. Their interstices are longitudinally striated. The columella has a single posterior plication. The lip is subcrenulated, the interior lirate.

Distribution

This marine species occurs in the demersal zone off the Philippines, Singapore and Japan.

References

Oscilla annulata Wikipedia


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