Thiara (Stenomelania) torulosa   (Bruguiere)  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Caenogastropoda
Family:Thiaridae

Description
Size: 6.70 mm.

Spire proportionally longer than body whorl; sculptured either with granules or tubercles; whorls rounded.
Shell slender, spire with more than 12 whorls, attenuate, pointed, sculptured with strong spiral ridges broken into rectangular nodules.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1987)

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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