Pyrgulina humilis   (Preston)  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Pyramidellidae

Description
Size: Length 1.75-6.34 mm; diameter 0.85-2.04 mm.

Shell broad; whorls rounded, gradually increasing; spiral striae coarse.


Synonym (s)
Pyramidella (Mormula) humilis Preston, 1905
Chrysallida (Mormula) humilis Preston, 1915
Chrysallida (Mormula) humilis chilkaensis Preston, 1915
Pyrgulina humilis Preston, 1916
Pyrgulina humilis chilkaensis Preston, 1916
Pyrgulina humilis Annandale and Kemp, 1916
Pyrgulina humilis chilkaensis Annandale and Kemp, 1916
Pyrgulina humilis Annandale, 1924

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Off Barhampur Island INDIA
• Orissa, Mahosa INDIA
• Orissa, Satpara INDIA
• Orissa, Nalabana Island INDIA
• Orissa, Barnikuda INDIA
• Orissa, Kalidai INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• 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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