Nassarius (Niotha) variegatus [Status Unaccepted]   (A. Adams,  1852) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Nassariidae

Description
Size: Length 13.90-20.60 mm; diameter 7.79-13.50 mm; height of spire 7.99-11.84 mm; height of aperture 7.45-11.50 mm.


Synonym (s)
Nassa variegata A. Adams, 1852
Nassarius (Niotha) variegatus Cernohorsky, 1972

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Sandy, Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Orissa, Puri INDIA
• Orissa, Chhatrapur INDIA (Record: 24/11/1962)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Karnataka, Off Mangalore 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:2012-11-22

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