Nodilittorina (Nodilittorina) pyramidalis pyramidalis   (Quoy & Gaimard,  1833) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Littorinidae

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Description
This species can be distinguished by the presence of rows of nodules on the whorls; shells smaller in size.


Synonym (s)
Littorina pyramidalis Quoy and Gaimard, 1833
Nodilittorina (Nodilittorina) pyramidalis pyramidalis Rosewater, 1970
Nodilittorina (Nodilittorina) pyramidalis pyramidalis Rajagopal and Mookherjee, 1982

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Orissa, Paradwip INDIA (Record: 21/05/1984)
• Andhra Pradesh, Bimlipatam INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Rameswaram INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tiruchchendur INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kanniyakumari INDIA
• Karnataka, Kumta INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair (Lat: 11.67) (Long: 92.75) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ross Island (Lat: 11.67) (Long: 92.77) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune

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