Nodilittorina (Nodilittorina) vidua   (Gould,  1859) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Littorinidae

Description
Size: Shell upto 17mm in height

Color: Grayish white, ornamented with reddish brown, flame like axial blotches, columella dark brown.

Shell small, subglobose, whorls five to six, sculptured with raised, granulose spiral cords and fine, microscopic wavy spiral threads in the interspaces.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Maharashtra INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Pondicherry INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam (Lat: 17.7) (Long: 83.3) 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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