Finella virgata   (Philippi)  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Obtortionidae

Description
Size: 3.00-8.70 mm.

Color: Living shells exhibit green coloration but become rose pink in formalin.


Synonym (s)
Rissoa virgata Philippi, 1849
Litiopa (Alaba) kempi Preston, 1914
Litiopa (Alaba) copiosa Preston, 1915
Finella virgata Annandale, 1924

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Rambha Bay INDIA
• Orissa, Sankuda Island INDIA
• Orissa, Nalabana Island INDIA
• Orissa, Barakuda INDIA
• Orissa, Mahosa INDIA
• Orissa, Barhampur INDIA
• Orissa, Barnikuda INDIA
• Orissa, Satpara INDIA
• Orissa, Palur Canal INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Ennore Backwaters INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Orissa, Seruanadi INDIA

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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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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