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

Description
Size: 25 mm in height.

Color: Shell cream with dark or light brown dashes that form axial flame marks; columella violet.

Shell small to medium in size. conical and thin. Aperture semi-oval. Sculptured with spiral cords.


Synonym (s)
Litorina scabra concolor Weinkauff, 1878
Littorina acuminata Gould, 1849
Littorina conica subintermedia Nevill, 1885
Littorina tenuis Philippi, 1846
Littorina undulata Gray, 1839
Littorina undulata contracta Nevill, 1885
Littorina undulata sulcatula Nevill, 1885

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands (Lat: 7) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh (Lat: 22.6) (Long: 69.5) INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Karnataka INDIA
• Kerala INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Andra Pradesh INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands 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
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at - http://clade.ansp.org/obis/find_mollusk.html
  • Subba Rao, NV and Sastry, DRK (2005) Fauna of Marine National Park, Gulf of Kuchchh (Gujarat) ZSI 79 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

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