Melo melo   Solander,  1786 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Volutidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Cymbium indica Gmelin, 1791

Common Name (s)
• Beggars Bowl (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• East Coast, Coromandel (Lat: 14) (Long: 80.17) 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
  • Fernando, AS and Fernando, OJ (2002) A field guide to the common invertebrates of the east coast of India Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology 1-258 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Frank, B (1998) www.jaxshells.org Available at - http://www.jaxshells.org/index.html

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