Ellobium gangeticum   (Pfeiffer,  1855) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Pulmonata
Family:Ellobiidae

Description
Size: 30 mm in height

Shell small, fusiformly ovate, thin, covered with straw colored epidermis, spire short; whorls tumid; aperture slightly expanded below; columella with two plaits; surface with thin axial striae.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh 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:2012-09-10

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