Littoraria undulata   (Gray,  1839) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Littorinidae

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Description
Size: Up to 2 cm

Color: dull brown coloration, occasionally darker on upper whorls, and with very faint pattern of wide zigzag lines.


Synonym (s)
Littorina undulata (Gray, 1839)
Melarhaphe undulata (Gray, 1839)

Common Name (s)
• Robust shell (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Dhanushkodi INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Samuel, VD; Chacko, D and Edward, JKP (2005) Preliminary study on the molluscan diversity of “the lost world’’– Dhanushkodi, east coast of India Proceedings of the National Seminar on Reef Ecosystem Remediation SDMRI Special Research Publication No.9 54-58 Available at - http://www.sdmri.org/reports/proceedings%202005%20-%20sdmri.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • www.seashellhub.com Available at - http://www.seashellhub.com/
  • Appukuttan, KK and Joseph, S (2005) Conservation and Management of reef ecosystem associated molluscs for sustainable utilization Proceedings of the National Seminar on Reef Ecosystem Remediation SDMRI Special Research Publication No.9 59-68 Available at - http://www.sdmri.org/reports/proceedings%202005%20-%20sdmri.pdf

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