Tubiola microscopica   (Nevill,  1913) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Size: 0.82 mm.
Length: 1.30 mm.
Diameter: 2.70 mm.
Max height of aperture: 1.00 mm.

Color: Brown.

Shell strongly sculptured, discoidal and small; umbilicus open; whorls 3, rounded. The body whorl rapidly increases and marked with strong growth striae; suture well impressed; umbilicus wide; labrum continuous and simple, aperture suborbicular.

Synonym (s)
Cyclosterma (Tubiola) innocens Preston, 1915
Cyclostrema (Tubiola) innocens Annandale and Kemp, 1916
Tubiola microscopica Annandale and Kemp, 1924

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• West Bengal INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA
• Orissa, Seruanadi INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Manna, RN (1995) Mollusca Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 391-468 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
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Available at - http://www.itis.gov.
  • 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

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