Terebra durgella [Status Unaccepted]   Ray,  1968 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Image copyrights: Government of India

Length: 4.00-7.85 mm
Diameter: 1.15-2.45 mm
Max height of the aperture: 1.00-2.00 mm

Color: Dull whitish or pale cream.

Shell small, short, elegant, stoutly subulate and turreted; spire longer than the body whorl; whorls 9-10, tumid, separated from one another by very impressed and oblique sutures; sculptured with narrow, strong, regular longitudinal ribs and as broad as interstices; aperture small and oblong; columella arched above; outer lip thin.

Synonym (s)
Terebra durgella Ray 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal


• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 20/10/1987)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Orissa, Off Puri INDIA (Record: 24/03/1916-29/03/1916)
• 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
  • 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
  • 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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