Natica (Natica) gualteriana   Recluz  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Naticidae

Description
Size: Length 15.3-18.05 mm; diameter 11.6-15.61 mm; height of aperture 10.95-12.75 mm; width of aperture 6.4-8.68 mm.


Synonym (s)
Natica gualteriana Recluz, 1844
Natica marochiensis (non Gmelin, 1915)
Natica (Natica) gualteriana Kilburn, 1976

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chandrabhaga beach INDIA (Record: 17/03/1973)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• West Bengal, Digha INDIA
• West Bengal, Mooriganga Estuary INDIA
• West Bengal, Ganga Sagar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Ennore Backwaters INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Kerala, Ernakulam INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• Tamil Nadu, Kundugal Point 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

Page last updated on:2010-07-14

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