Thiara (Tarebia) granifera   (Lamarck)  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Caenogastropoda
Family:Thiaridae

Description
Size: 5.00-23.00 mm.

Shell elongately conical, spire longer than body whorl, sculptured with prominent granules below suture.


Synonym (s)
Melania granifera Lamarck, 1822
Thiara (Tarebia) granifera Subba Rao, 1989

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1986, 1987)
• Orissa INDIA
• West Bengal INDIA
• MADAGASCAR
• Madhya Pradesh INDIA

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
  • 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:2010-08-05

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