Siliquaria trochlearis   (Morch,  1860) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Siliquariidae

Description
Early part of shell compactly coiled like disc is the distinguishing feature of this species; tube thick with spiral striations, scabrous, prominent towards posterior part.


Synonym (s)
Tenagodus (Siliquarius) trochlearis Moerch 1860
Siliquaria trochlearis Sowerby 1879
Tenagodes trochlearis (Morch) 1860

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Off Gopalpur INDIA (Record: 1991)

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

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