Atlanta peronii   Leseur,  1817 (Heteropod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Atlantidae

Image copyrights: G. & Ph. Poppe

Description
Size: 7 mm in diameter

Color: White or pale brown.

Shell small, thin, fragile, glossy and planospiral. Periphery sharp and with a large crest in undamaged specimens, protoconch multispiral, fine growth striae.


Synonym (s)
Steira lamanoni Eschscholtz, 1825
Schizotrochus palaeomphaloides Nordsieck, 1973
Oxygyrus keraudrenii (Lesueur, 1817)
Atlanta steindachneri Oberwimmer, 1898
Atlanta keraudrenii Lesueur, 1817

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• West coast INDIA
• East Coast 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
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at - http://www.gastropods.com/

Page last updated on:2010-06-08

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