Polinices (Polinices) tumidus   (Swainson)  (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

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Synonym (s)
Mamillaria tumida Swainson, 1840
Polinices (Polinices) tumidus Cernohorsky, 1971
Polinices tumidus Mookherjee, 1985

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Kerala, Trivandrum INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Rameswaram INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 17/03/1949)
• Orissa, Paradwip INDIA (Record: 31/01/1972)
• Orissa, Chandrabhaga beach INDIA (Record: 11/02/1972)
• Tamil Nadu, Shingle Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tiruchchendur INDIA
• Maharashtra, Bassein INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kundugal Point INDIA
• Orissa, Balaramguri INDIA (Record: 21/01/1972-23/01/1972)
• Orissa, Talburai INDIA (Record: 04/11/1962)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Little Andaman (Lat: 10.75) (Long: 92.5) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Neil Island (Lat: 11.83) (Long: 93.05) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair (Lat: 11.67) (Long: 92.75) INDIA

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
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune

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