Pyrene diminuta   Adams  (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Columbellidae

Description
Color: Whitish brown banded with dark brown.

Shell small, spindle shaped; whorls bear strong broadly rounded transpiral ribs which are slightly swollen at the sutures. The aperture is reduced to a narrow slit and the outer lip is smooth within.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• 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:2013-02-14

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