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FMIB 47681 Indian Deep-Sea Mollusca

FMIB 47681 Indian Deep-Sea Mollusca

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Indian Deep-Sea Mollusca
A specimen of Xenophora pallidula, from the Andaman Sea, 185 fathoms.... Among the dead shells used as a fortification are--

(a) Gemmula congener (E. A. Smith, 1894) (synonym: Pleurotoma congener),
(b) Cochlespira travancorica (E. A. Smith, 1896) (synonym: Pleurotoma travancorica),
(c) Spirotropis carinata (Bivona, 1838) † (synonym: Pleurotoma carinata), and
(d) Drillia captiva.
The dead shells utilised as building-material are not stuck on indiscriminately, but are arranged along the edge of each whorl

Subject: Turritellidae, Turridae, Shells, Xenophora, Spirotropis
Tag: Mollusks

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Date

1896
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Source

English: Alcock, Alfred W. (1902) Naturalist in Indian Seas : or, Four Years with the Royal Indian Marine Survey Ship 'Investigator', New York City, NY: E. P. Dutton & Co.
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