Nerita (Ritena) semirugosa   Recluz  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Cycloneritimorpha
Family:Neritidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Nerita semirugosa Recluz, 1841
Nerita (Ritena) semirugosa Subba Rao, 1975

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Viringilli INDIA (Record: 17/02/1986)
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Appa Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• MADAGASCAR
• MAURITIUS
• MALDIVES

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Surya Rao, KV and Subba Rao, NV (1991) Mollusca State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 273-362 Available at - NIO, Goa

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