Ringicula encarpoferens   de Folin,  1867 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Ringiculidae

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Description
Size:- Length: 3.95 mm.
Diameter: 2.90 mm.
Max height of the aperture: 2.85 mm.

Shell small, thick, spire low; body whorl provided with regularly arranged impressed spiral sulcations on its surface; outer lip expanded and serrated.


Synonym (s)
Ringicula encarpoferens de Folin, 1867
Ringicula encarpoferens Ray, 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 20/10/1987)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• 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
  • 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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