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

Description
Size: Shell upto 20mm in height

Color: Bluish gray with white nodules and chocolate columella, aperture dark reddish brown with narrow yellowish white band at the base of columella.

Shell small, thick, pyramidal, flattened,crescent shpaed area on base adjacent to columellar callus. Sculptured with spiral rows of white nodules one on each spiral whorl, two on the body whorl, one on the shoulder and the other on periphery, additional apiral cords present in the interspaces.


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Biogeography


• Karnataka INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Maharashtra INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA
• Orissa INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • 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:2012-08-01

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