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Indian land snails

S. C. Mitra

Indian land snails

s[e]lected species : pictorial handbook

by S. C. Mitra

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Kolkata .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-333) and index.

Other titlesIndian land snails
StatementS.C. Mitra, A. Dey, Ramakrishna ; edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata.
ContributionsDey, A., Ramakrishna., Zoological Survey of India.
The Physical Object
Pagination344 p. :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3440643M
ISBN 108181710509
LC Control Number2005310016


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About this book. This handbook covers approximately common species on Indian land snails. Contents. Introduction 2. Ecology/habitat 3.

The shell 4. Adaptation to terrestrial habitat 5. Feeding 6. Reproduction 7. Aestivation 8. Arboreal habits 9. Snails and. Till date 1, species of land snails are recorded from Indian territory. But only basic information is known about their taxonomy and little is known of their population biology, ecology and.

Pictorial Handbook ; Indian Land Snails (Selected Species) [S C Mitra] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Indian land snails book Handbook ; Indian Land Snails (Selected Species)Cited by: 2. The non-marine molluscs of India are a part of the molluscan fauna of India.

There are species of marine and non-marine molluscs living in the wild in India. There are species of marine molluscs in India. There are species of non-marine molluscs living in the wild in India. This includes terrestrial species in genera and freshwater species in 53 -marine molluscs altogether: Indian Land Snails: S[e]lected Species: Pictorial Handbook.

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