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

Description
Size: Length 3.0-30.45 mm; diameter 3.04-27.95 mm.

This species can be distinguished by light orange yellow zig zag lines on its surface.


Synonym (s)
Cochlis lineata Roeding, 1798
Natica (Natica) lineata Ray, 1968
Natica lineata Mookherjee, 1985

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 04/03/1939-07/03/1939, 30/11/1984)
• Orissa, Kasafal INDIA (Record: 28/01/1972)
• Orissa, Off Puri INDIA (Record: 24/11/1916-29/11/1916)
• Orissa, Chhatrapur INDIA (Record: 24/11/1962)
• Orissa INDIA
• West Bengal, Digha INDIA
• West Bengal, Hugli River Mouth INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Ennore Backwaters INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Cuddalore INDIA
• Kerala, Malabar Coast INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• West Bengal, Sandheads 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


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