Tamanovalva limax [Status Unaccepted]   Kawaguti & Baba  1959 (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Size: not more than 10 mm in length.

Color: Light yellow.

Shell small, thin, elongately oval, valves equal, fragile and transparent; protoconch of one and half whorls situated just behind the anterior one third of length; adductor muscle scar round and in anterior half, firmly attached to the right valve; rhinophores grooved, speckled with whit dots, tentacles small and lobe-like, eyes situated on the prominence of neck, foot narrow with medially grooved sole.

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Economic Importance and Threats



• Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam (Lat: 17.7) (Long: 83.3) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) 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

Page last updated on:2012-09-07

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