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Punctoterebra nitida

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Punctoterebra nitida, common name : the Shiny Pacific Auger, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Terebridae, the auger snails.[1]

Description

The size of an adult shell varies between 19 mm and 45 mm.

Distribution

This species is distributed in the Indian Ocean along East Africa and the Aldabra Atoll; in the Western Pacific Ocean.

References

  1. ^ a b MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Punctoterebra nitida (Hinds, 1844). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=447373 on 2020-01-23
  • Taylor, J.D. (1973). Provisional list of the mollusca of Aldabra Atoll.
  • Bratcher T. & Cernohorsky W.O. (1987). Living terebras of the world. A monograph of the recent Terebridae of the world. American Malacologists, Melbourne, Florida & Burlington, Massachusetts. 240pp
  • Terryn Y. (2007). Terebridae: A Collectors Guide. Conchbooks & NaturalArt. 59pp + plates

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Punctoterebra nitida: Brief Summary

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Punctoterebra nitida, common name : the Shiny Pacific Auger, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Terebridae, the auger snails.

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