Talparia talpa   (Linnaeus)  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Cypraeidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Cypraea talpa Linnaeus, 1758
Talparia talpa Cernohorsky, 1967
Talparia talpa talpa Mallick, 1972

Common Name (s)
• Mole Cowrie
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti INDIA (Record: 8/2/1986)
• Lakshadweep, Kalpeni INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Lakshadweep Islands biodiversity strategy and action plan (Version: 3)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Surya Rao, KV and Subba Rao, NV (1991) Mollusca State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 273-362 Available at - NIO, Goa

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