Telescopium (Telescopium) telescopium   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Potamididae

Description
Size: 4.05-96.30 mm.

Shell broadly elongate; whorls sculptured with spiral ribs; body whorl without varix; columella twisted.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Barkuda Island (Lat: 19.77) (Long: 85.33) INDIA
• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1941, 1985)
• Orissa, Barakuda INDIA (Record: 1954)
• Orissa, Barkul Island INDIA (Record: 1954)
• Orissa, Keshpur INDIA (Record: 1954)
• Orissa, Barakuda INDIA (Record: 1955)
• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Arakuda INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Orissa, Chiriyakuda INDIA (Record: 1954)

Literature Source(s)
  • (1995) Hugali Matla estuary: West Bengal ZSI, Kolkatta 1-542
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds.) (1998) Fauna Of Mahanadi estuary, Orissa Estuarine ecosystem series no 3 ZSI, Kolkata 1-218 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Ramakrishna; Sarkar, J and Talukdar, S (2003) Marine invertebrates of Digha coast and some recomendations on their conservation Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 101(3-4) 1 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in

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