First report of Ellobium incrassatum (mollusca: gastropoda) from india and another moluscan new record from the indian sundarban



Sundarban Biosphere Reserve is the largest tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world and it houses 173 species of Mollusca. The present work reports the occurrence of two snails from the mangrove ecosystem viz., Ellobium incrassatum and Littoraria pallescens from the Indian part of Sundarban. Ellobium incrassatum is being first time reported from India; Littoraria pallescens is being first time recorded from eastern Indian coastline from this work.


Ellobium, Heterobranchia, Littoraria, Pulmonata, Winkles

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