Littoraria scabra   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

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Synonym (s)
Helix scabra Linnaeus, 1758
Buccinum lineatum Gmelin, 1791
Buccinum foliorum Gmelin, 1791
Litorina scabra var. punctata Philippi, 1847
Litorina scabra var. rubra Philippi, 1847
Littorina novaehiberniae Lesson, 1831
Littorina pallescens var. erronea Nevill, 1885
Littorina scabra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Littorina scabra var. tenuis Nevill, 1885
Melarhaphe scabra (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam Camp (Lat: 9.3) (Long: 79.1) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai (Lat: 14.0) (Long: 80.0) INDIA
• Karnataka, Mangolore, Netravati River (Lat: 12.8) (Long: 74.9) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin Fishing Harbour INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2001) Invertebrate zoology collections Available at -
  • Sanpanich, K; Wells, FE and Chitramvong, Y (2004) Distribution of the family Littorinidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in Thailand Records of the Western Australian Museum 22(3) Available at - Zoological Records
  • Index to Organism Names (ION) Available at -
  • Tan, KS and Kastoro, WW (2004) A small collection of gastropods and bivalves from the Anambas and Natuna Islands, south China Sea The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 11 47-54
  • Allen, GR (2005) Reef fishes of northwestern Madagascar RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 31 39-48
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Available at -
  • Kumar, RR; Edward, JKP and Jaikumar, M (2010) Macro benthic community structure on Tuticorin coastal waters, Gulf of Mannar,South East Coast of India World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences IDOSI publications 2(1) 70-77 Available at -
  • Natural History Museum Rotterdam Available at -

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