Neritina rangiana [Status Unaccepted]   Recluz,  1841 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Cycloneritimorpha
Family:Neritidae

Description
Color: Pale green marked with fine, oblique. transpiral, dark-coloured lines.

The shell is much small and thin, the body whorl is depressed and of a peculiar, elongately ovate shape; its upper part adjoining the small, feebly exserted spire is more or less flattened. The columellar surface is smooth and bears a thin deposit of callus.

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.22) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban (Lat: 9.29) (Long: 79.21) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Satyamurti, ST (1952) The Mollusca of Krusadai island in the Gulf of Mannar I- Amphineura and Gastropoda Bulletin of the Madras Government 1(2) 265 pp 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:2013-01-23

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