Iravadia ornata   Blanford,  1867 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Length: 3.00-5.75 mm.
Diameter: 2.10-3.35 mm.
Max height of the aperture: 1.20-2.20 mm.

Shell turreted, spirally ribbed; body whorl with six spiral ribs, some of them concealed.

Synonym (s)
Iravadia ornata Blanford, 1867
Iravadia ornata Subba Rao and Mookherjee, 1975

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• Orissa INDIA

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
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • 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
  • Vie Oceane Available at -

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