Xenophora indica   (Gmelin)  (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Xenophoridae

Image copyrights: Dr W. F. Ponder

Description
Size: Length 21.39 mm; diameter 45.15 mm.


Synonym (s)
Trochus indicus Gmelin, 1791
Phorus indicus Reeve, 1842
Xenophora indica M. Smith, 1961

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Puri INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands 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
  • Laser mail Available at - http://www.lasermail.com/

Page last updated on:2009-10-14

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