Scabricola (Swainsonia) fusca   (Swainson,  1824) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

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Size: Length 8.63 mm; diameter 3.78 mm.

Color: White with a pale white flecked band.

Shell small, ovate, whorls six; columella with four oblique folds; outer lip crenulated; surface with punctate spiral grooves.

Synonym (s)
Mitrella fusca Swainson, 1831
Scabricola (Swainsonia) fusca Cernohorsky, 1970
Scabricola (Swainsonia) fusca Subba Rao and Dey, 1984

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Puri INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Pondicherry INDIA
• Orissa 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 -
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at -
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune

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