Spire with a prominent and pointed end. Sutural canal is prominently wide and deep, visible with an angular keel shaped shoulder. Body whorl overall rounded but moderately flattened between shoulder and upper periphery.

Shell aperture dimension is half of shell height. Periostracum is thin and brownish coloured. Umbilicus is wide open. Base shell colour is off-white with dark brown blotches arranged over the shell in spiral bands. Size and shape of these blotches are variable in nature

Babylonia spirata is similar in appearance to B. zeylanica, but the whorl of B. spirata has a raised shoulder resulting in a sort of channel around the spire.

(New distributional records of Mollusca from Sunderban Biosphere Reserve, India)

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