Cylichna protracta   Gould  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Cephalaspidea
Family:Cylichnidae

Description
Length: 4.90 mm
Diameter: 1.60 mm
Max height of the aperture: 4.90 mm

Shell solid, cylindrical; apex obliquely truncated; aperture angular.


Synonym (s)
Cylichna protracta Gould, 1859

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 20/08/1985)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Ramakrishna; Sarkar, J and Talukdar, S (2003) Marine invertebrates of Digha coast and some recomendations on their conservation Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 101(3-4) 1 Available at - NCL, 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org

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