Triphora concinna   Hinds,  1843 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Triphoridae

Description
Color: Whitish or pale brownish marked with dark brown spiral band at the lower most portion of each whorl.

Shell very small, ovately elongate, with a small body whorl and a narrow and elongately conical spire; surface of each whorl is sculptured with three finely granular spiral ridges; aperture is small, ovate, with a short , slightly flexed, deep, almost tubular antrior canal; outer lip is thin.


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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:2013-02-04

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