Eulima cuspidata [Status Unaccepted]   A. Adams,  1851 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Eulimidae

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Description
Length: 4.85-8.00 mm.
Diameter: 1.00-1.65 mm.
Max height of the aperture: 1.25-2.00 mm.

Shell small (about 10 mm) in length, ventricose; whorls convex; body whorl oval; aperture ovate, outer lip nearly straight, thin; 8-10 whorls.


Synonym (s)
Eulima cuspidata A. Adams in Sowerby's, 1854

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 20/10/1987)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA
• 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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

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