Assiminea beddomeana   Nevill,  1880 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Assimineidae

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Description
Length: 1.75-6.25 mm
Diameter: 1.40-4.00 mm
Max height of the aperture: 0.70-3.35- mm

Shell depressed, turbinate with adequate foramen, spire obtuse, depressed with five whorls aperture globose.


Synonym (s)
Assiminea beddomeana Annandale and Prashad, 1919

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Muddy

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Pargumti INDIA (Record: 09/09/1984)
• West Bengal, Gosaba INDIA (Record: 15/09/1984)
• West Bengal, Kakdwip INDIA (Record: 10/03/1985)
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, North 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Irrawaddy Delta MYANMAR (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, Nadabhangachara INDIA (Record: 25/10/1979)

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV; Dey, A and Barua, S (1992) Estuarine and marine molluscs Fauna of West Bengal Part 9 (State fauna series 3) ZSI, Calcutta 129-268 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
  • Flora and fauna of Ranong, Thailand Available at - http://ranong.myspecies.info/

Page last updated on:2011-08-10

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