Nassarius (Aciculina) subconstrictus   (Sowerby)  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Nassariidae

Description
Size: Length 5.75-10.4 mm; diameter 2.9-4.5 mm.

Whorls flat, mildly sculptured. Shell ovately conical, body whorl with a constriction below suture.


Synonym (s)
Nassa subconstricta Sowerby, 1899
Nassa denegabilis Preston, 1914
Pygmaeonassa denegabilis Gravely, 1942

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA
• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• Orissa, Rambha INDIA (Record: 1913, 1985, 1991)
• Orissa, Manikpatna INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Barnikuda INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Nalabana Island INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 1913, 1985, 1991)
• Orissa, Balugaon INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Barkuda INDIA (Record: 1913, 1954, 1991)
• Orissa, Barkul INDIA (Record: 1913, 1954, 1985)
• Orissa, Gollapara INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Barkuda Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Honeymoon Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Samal Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Parikuda Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Panchkudi INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Nalabana Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Kalijai Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Ennore Backwaters INDIA
• Birds' dropping Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Pandanashi INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Siar INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Baradonta INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Sidhakona INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Gaurangapatna INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Seruanadi INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)

Literature Source(s)
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds.) (1998) Fauna Of Mahanadi estuary, Orissa Estuarine ecosystem series no 3 ZSI, Kolkata 1-218 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Mandal, AK and Nandi, NC (1989) Fauna of Sundarban mangrove ecosystem, West Bengal, India Fauna of Conservations 3 35431 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • 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

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