Pyramidella dolabrata terebellum   (Muller,  1774) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Pyramidellidae

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Description
Size:- Length: 12.05-15.00 mm.
Diameter: 4.30-5.60 mm.
Max height of the aperture: 3.50-4.30 mm.

Color: Shell white with brown encircled band.

Shell pyramidal, smooth, thin; whorls flat; aperture pyriform, columella recurved, expanded; outer lip thin.


Synonym (s)
Helix terebella Mueller, 1774
Pyramidella dolabrata Abbott & Dance, 1982
Pyramidella terebellum (Muller, 1774)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 30/01/1986)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA
• West Bengal, Digha 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
  • Ramakrishna; Sarkar, J and Talukdar, S (2003) Marine invertebrates of Digha coast and some recomendations on their conservation Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 101(3-4) 1 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Subba Rao, NV; Dey, A and Barua, S (1992) Estuarine and marine molluscs Fauna of West Bengal Part 9 (State fauna series 3) ZSI, Calcutta 129-268 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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/
  • Dey, M and Mitra, A (2005) Molluscan community around Digha coast, West Bengal, India Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 2(1&2) 43-47 Available at - NIO, Goa

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