Calyptraea extinctorium   Lamarck,  1822 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Calyptraeidae

Image copyrights: Joop Trausel & Frans Slieker

Description
Size: Length 6.90-11.20 mm


Synonym (s)
Calyptraea extinctorium Lamarck, 1836
Calyptraea (Crucibulum) extinctorium Mookherjee, 1985

Common Name (s)
• Cup and Saucer Shell (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Orissa INDIA (Record: 28/02/1964)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 1991, 2008)
• Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Karnataka, Karwar INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA (Record: 1991)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Kundugal Point INDIA (Record: 1991)

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds.) (1998) Fauna Of Mahanadi estuary, Orissa Estuarine ecosystem series no 3 ZSI, Kolkata 1-218 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at - http://clade.ansp.org/obis/find_mollusk.html
  • Nagabhushanam, AK and Krishnan, S (1993) Observations on the distribution of some of the marine organism inhabiting the inter-tidal zone along the western continental shelf of the Bay of Bengal, with particular reference to the Tamil Nadu coastal strip Records of the Zoological Survey of India 93(3-4) 449-490 Available at - ZSI, 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
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 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
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in/PDF/coastal%20data.pdf
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at - http://www.gastropods.com/
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Natural History Museum Rotterdam Available at - http://www.nmr-pics.nl/

Page last updated on:2011-08-10

Back to Search