Amaea (Acrilla) gracilis   (Sowerby,  1844) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Epitoniidae

Description
Size: 10 mm in height

Shell small, whorls eight, rounded with attenuated spire, aperture ovate, acuminate at the base, outer lip thin, columella curved, imperforate; sculptured with thread-like axial ribs enclosing glossy interstices, and fine spiral striae, body whorl without a keel.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Digha INDIA
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA
• West Bengal, Sunderbans INDIA
• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.98) (Long: 72.83) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • 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:2012-08-27

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