Lophiotoma (Lophioturris) indica   (Roeding)  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Turridae

Image copyrights: Atoll Specimen Shells

Description
Size: Length 43.35-81.7 mm; diameter 16.22-24.62 mm; height of spire 24.09-39.52 mm; height of aperture 20.60-44.10 mm.


Synonym (s)
Turris indica Roeding, 1798
Pleurotoma marmorata Lamarck, 1822
Lophiotoma (Lophioturris) indica Powell, 1964

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Puri INDIA
• Orissa, Chhatrapur INDIA (Record: 24/11/1962)
• West Bengal, Off Gangetic Delta INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Kerala, Kozhikode INDIA
• Lakshadweep Sea INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA
• Persian Gulf
• SRI LANKA

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
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at - http://www.gastropods.com/

Page last updated on:2010-07-05

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