Terebra tricincta   E.A. Smith,  1877 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Size:- Length: 4.80-6.10 mm.
Diameter: 1.30-1.50 mm.
Max height of the aperture: 0.8-0.9 mm.

Shell small, slender, acuminate with 9-12 whorls, arranged like a pyramid; whorls medially constricted deep; sculptured with node like radial striae, very prominent and strong throughout the whorls.

Synonym (s)
Terebra (Strioterebrum) tricincta Ray, 1968
Granuliterebra tokunagai Oyama & Takemura, 1961

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal


• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 20/10/1987)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA
• Maharashtra INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Persian Gulf
• 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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