Assiminea woodmasoniana   Nevill,  1880 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Assimineidae

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Description
Length: 4.20-4.45 mm
Diameter: 2.20-2.54 mm
Max height of the aperture: 1.65-1.75 mm

Color: Yellowish brown to chestnut

Shell conical, smooth; distinct raised spiral thread present halfway between the suture and the periphery of each whorl; whorls 6-7; sutures deep.


Synonym (s)
Assiminea woodmasoniana Nevill, 1880

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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
  • 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
  • (2003) IUCN Red list of threatened species Available at - http://www.iucnredlist.org/

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