Odostomia chilkaensis   Preston  (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Pyramidellidae

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Description
Size: Length 3.60-7.09 mm; diameter 2.10-3.12 mm.

Whorls rounded, upper part mildly angulate.


Synonym (s)
Odostomia chilkaensis Preston, 1914
Odostomia chilkaensis Preston, 1915
Odostomia chilkaensis Annandale & Kemp, 1916
Odostomia chilkaensis Annandale, 1924

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Manikpatna INDIA
• Orissa, Mahosa INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Orissa, Puri 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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