Haminea crocata   Reeve  (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Cephalaspidea
Family:Haminoeidae

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Description
Size: Length 7.65-12.95 mm; diameter 5.00-8.25 mm; max height of the aperture 7.40-12.80 mm.

Color: Light bluish.

Shell thin, fragile, oval shape with broad posterior end, semi transparent.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sagar Island (Lat: 21.72) (Long: 88.1) INDIA
• West Bengal, Ganga Sagar INDIA (Record: 19/05/1980)
• West Bengal, Namkhana INDIA (Record: 27/10/1979)
• West Bengal, Kakdwip INDIA (Record: 16/04/1980, 17/04/1980, 10/03/1985)
• West Bengal, Bakkhali INDIA (Record: 07/03/1985)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• West Bengal, New Digha INDIA (Record: 07/2000-06/2001)
• West Bengal, Old Digha INDIA (Record: 07/2000-06/2001)
• West Bengal, Sankarpur INDIA (Record: 07/2000-06/2001)

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
  • Mandal, AK and Nandi, NC (1989) Fauna of Sundarban mangrove ecosystem, West Bengal, India Fauna of Conservations 3 35431 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • Khalua, RK; Chakravarty, G and Chakraborty, SK (2003) Annotated list of molluscs from the coastal tract of Midnapore District, West Bengal, India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 45(2) 245-249 Available at - NIO, Goa

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