Littoraria (Littorinopsis) scabra   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Littorinidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Buccinum foliorum Gmelin, 1791
Buccinum lineatum Gmelin, 1791
Helix scabra Linnaeus, 1758
Litorina scabra var. flammulata Philippi, 1847
Littorina novaehiberniae Lesson, 1831
Littorina scabra subvar. tenuis Nevill, 1885
Littorina scabra var. ventricosa Philippi, 1847
Turbo striatus Schumacher, 1838

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• INDIA
• Pondicherry, Pondicherry mangrove (Lat: 79.8) (Long: 11.88) INDIA (Record: 01/2009)
• Pondicherry, Pondicherry mangrove (Lat: 79.81) (Long: 11.76) INDIA (Record: 01/2009)
• West Bengal, Digha Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database: Taxa reported from regions in India (W) Available at - http://clade.ansp.org/obis/search.php/region3140
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at - http://clade.ansp.org/obis/find_mollusk.html
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Kesavan, K; Babu, A; Ravi, V and Rajagopal, S (2009) A checklist of malacofauna from Pondicherry mangroves International Journal of the Bioflux Society Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology 31-36 Available at - www.aes.bioflux.com.ro/docs/2009.1.31-36.pdf
  • Dey, M and Mitra, A (2005) Molluscan community around Digha coast, West Bengal, India Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 2(1&2) 43-47 Available at - NIO, Goa

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