Assiminea microsculpta   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: 1.70-2.78 mm
Diameter: 1.0-1.5 mm
Max height of the aperture: 0.5-0.6 mm

Color: Yellowish brown

Shell conical, board, apex dark; vertical ridges crossed by weak but conspicuous spiral ridges presenting a fine lattice work except the first whorl; whorls 5-6, sutures deep, basal and columellar margin slightly thickened and expanded.


Synonym (s)
Assiminea microsculpta Nevill, 1850

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)

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
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Available at - http://www.itis.gov.

Page last updated on:2012-05-24

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