Check List 7(1): 83-84, doi: 10.15560/7.1.83
Gastropoda, Neogastropoda, Buccinidae, Cantharus tranquebaricus (Gmelin, 1791): first record from Pondicherry mangroves, southeast coast of India
expand article infoPalanisamy Satheeshkumar, Anisa B. Khan
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Cantharus tranquebaricus (Gmelin, 1791) is reported for the first time in Pondicherry mangroves, southeast coast of India. Three adult specimens have been found in the Thengaithittu lagoon during post monsoon season of 2009. It is a characteristic species of molluscan fauna of the Bay of Bengal and the descriptions of the shell are provided.
Mollusca; Gastropoda; marine snail; Bay of Bengal