Larina burmana   (Blanford)  (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Image copyrights: Government of India

Length: 4.95-18.30 mm
Diameter: 2.90-13.85 mm
Max height of the aperture: 2.35-12.00 mm

Color: Brownish

Shell ovately globose, imperforate, thin translucent and smooth; spire conoidal, suture deep, whorls rounded, obsoletely striated, five, regularly descending, the last tumid; aperture sub-elliptical, vertical and angulate above; columellar margin expanded.

Synonym (s)
Larina burmana Blanford, 1867

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy


• West Bengal, Sagar Island INDIA (Record: 14/06/1976)
• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 12/04/1984, 1992)
• West Bengal, Haldia INDIA (Record: 10/03/1985)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Harbour-Thane creek system INDIA (Record: 1985-1986)
• West Bengal, Digha Coast INDIA

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 -
  • Mathew, A and Govindan, K (1995) Macrobenthos in the nearshore coastal system of Bombay Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India (B: Biological Sciences) National Academy of Sciences, India 65 (IV) 411-430 Available at -
  • Dey, M and Mitra, A (2005) Molluscan community around Digha coast, West Bengal, India Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 2(1&2) 43-47 Available at - NIO, Goa

Page last updated on:2011-12-14

Back to Search