Tenagodus tostus   Moerch,  1860 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Siliquariidae

Description
Shell narrow, elongate, apex coiled; denticulate ridges on either side of the slit.

It resembles Tenagodus cumingi in shell characters but can be distinguished by its larger diameter.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• 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:2012-08-03

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