Acrilla gracilis [Status Unaccepted]   H. Adams,  1873 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Epitoniidae

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Description
Length: 6.10-9.15 mm
Diameter: 2.10-3.80 mm
Max height of the aperture: 1.40 mm

Shell small with attenuated spire, whorl eight, rounded; aperture ovate, acuminated at the base, outer lip margin thin, columella curved.


Synonym (s)
Scalaria gracilis Sowerby, 1844
Scalaria gracilis Reeve, 1873
Acrilla gracilis H. Adams, 1860

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 08/12/1982, 27/03/1984, 1991, 1992)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 01/1984)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA (Record: 1991)

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
  • 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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