Stenothyra blanfordiana   Nevill  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Mesogastropoda
Family:Stenothyridae

Description
Size: 2.34-2.65 mm.

Shell subventricose, spire not much elongate, whorls increasing irregularly, body whorl sub-angulate, operculum.


Synonym (s)
Stenothyra blanfordiana Nevill, 1880
Stenothyra chilkaensis Preston, 1914
Stenothyra obesula Preston, 1915

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Orissa, Barkul INDIA
• Orissa, Manikpatna INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Nuapara INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Panchkuda INDIA (Record: 1985)
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Orissa, Nimnashi INDIA (Record: 1987)
• Orissa, Pandanashi INDIA (Record: 1985)

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Manna, RN (1995) Mollusca Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 391-468 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Subba Rao, NV; Dey, A and Barua, S (1992) Estuarine and marine molluscs Fauna of West Bengal Part 9 (State fauna series 3) ZSI, Calcutta 129-268 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2010-07-29

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