Samiksha Jaiswal

Terebra protexta

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Conoidea
Genus  Terebra
Phylum  Mollusca
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Terebridae
Scientific name  Terebra protexta
Rank  Species
Similar  Terebra, Terebra dislocata, Terebra taurina, Terebra pertusa, Terebra cingulifera

Terebra protexta, common name the fine-ribbed auger, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Terebridae, the auger snails.

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Description

The length of shell varies between 16 mm and 28 mm.

Distribution

This marine species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean from North Carolina, USA to Brazil; in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.

References

Terebra protexta Wikipedia


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