Clypeomorus traillii [Status Unaccepted]   (G.B. Sowerby II,  1855) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:[unassigned] Caenogastropoda
Family:Cerithiidae

Description
Shell fairly large in size, whorls with beaded spiral cords, chocolate brown in color, encircled by striae on either side of suture. Aperture white, canal short, oblique, outer lip expanded, lirate inside.


Synonym (s)
Cerithium traillii Sowerby, 1855
Clypeomorus traillii Cernohorsky, 1972

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Hare Island INDIA
• Palk Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 2003)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Gulbin, VV and Evseev, GA (1997) Intertidal Prosobranch Gastropods of Vietnam Galaxea Ryukyus University, Japan 13(2) 157-166 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • 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
  • 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
  • Das, AK and Roy, MKD (1989) A general account of the mangrove fauna of Andaman and Nicobar islands Fauna of conservation areas Zoological survey of India 1-152 Available at - NIO, Goa

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