Alaba blanfordi   A. Adams  (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda

Size: 4.25-16.70 mm

Shell small, not exceeding 20 mm., acuminately conical, whorls sculptured with spiral sulcations and axial plications; suture depp, aperture squarose.

Synonym (s)
Alaba blanfordi A. Adams, 1862
Alaba blanfordi Subba Rao, 1991
Alaba blanfordi Ray, 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Parikuda INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Nalabana Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Breakfast Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Honeymoon Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa INDIA (Record: 1995)
• East Coast, Coromandel INDIA (Record: 1995)
• Maharashtra INDIA (Record: 1995)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA (Record: 1991, 1995)
• MYANMAR (Record: 1995)
• Orissa, Puri INDIA (Record: 1968)
• Orissa, Off Puri INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Coromandel Coast INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Pandanashi INDIA (Record: 1985)

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Manna, RN (1995) Mollusca Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 391-468 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 Available at - NIO, Goa

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