Distorsio anus   (Linnaeus,   1758) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Personidae

Image copyrights: Wes Thorsson

Description

Synonym (s)
Distorta rotunda Perry, 1811
Distorta rugosa Schumacher, 1817
Murex anus Linnaeus, 1758
(Basionym)

Common Name (s)
• Common Distorsio (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Vaan Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar, Hare Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Koswari Island INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Mohanraj, J; Johnson, JA; Ranjan, R; Johnson, L; Pandi, U and Shunmugaraj, T (2010) Coral reef associated gastropods in Tuticorin coast of Gulf of Mannar biosphere reserve, India Indian Journal of Science and Technology Indian Society for Education and Environment 3(2) 204-206 Available at - http://indjst.org/archive/vol.3.issue.2/feb10johnson-23.pdf
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Frank, B (1998) www.jaxshells.org Available at - http://www.jaxshells.org/index.html

Page last updated on:2011-08-29

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