Turbo acutangulus

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Turbo acutangulus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Turbinidae
Genus: Turbo
Species: T. acutangulus
Binomial name
Turbo acutangulus
Linnaeus, 1758[1]

Turbo acutangulus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turbinidae, the turban snails.[2]

Description[edit]

The shell is turreted with one acute transverse keel in the middle of each whorl. The colour pattern is pale horn or greyish and somewhat transparent. It has about 15 transversely striated whorls with a sharp keel in the middle and a smaller one at the base of each.[3]

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs in the Gulf of Bengal.

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