Turbonilla felicita   Laseron,  1959 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Image copyrights: Government of India

Size:- Length: 4.50-8.10 mm.
Diameter: 1.25-6.95 mm.
Max height of the aperture: 1.15-1.50 mm.

Color: Pale yellow and shining.

Shell large, attenuately subulate; whorls 11-12 gradually increasing, constricted in the middle; sculptured with regular, strong, straight vertical ribs; aperture oval and distinctly angled at the upper, inner lip slightly thickened.

Synonym (s)
Turbonilla felicita Laseron, 1959

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 30/01/1984, 20/10/1987)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA
• West Bengal, Digha Coast INDIA
• West Bengal, Digha 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
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune

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