Supriya Ghosh

Tectonatica violacea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Naticidae
Scientific name  Natica violacea
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Naticoidea
Genus  Tectonatica
Rank  Species
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Similar  Notocochlis gualteriana, Naticarius onca, Tanea, Tanea undulata, Naticarius orientalis

Tectonatica violacea, common name the violet moon snail, is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Naticidae, the moon snails.

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Description

The size of the shell varies between 12 mm and 25 mm.

Distribution

This species occurs in the Indo-West Pacific off the Mascarene Basin; also off the Philippines and Australia (Queensland)

References

Tectonatica violacea Wikipedia


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