Freshwater Molluscs of Konaseema District, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Published: 2023-06-10

DOI: 10.56557/upjoz/2023/v44i113516

Page: 25-32


Rehanuma Sulthana *

Freshwater Biology Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Attapur (V), Hyderabad,-500 048, Telangana, India.

P. Padmavathi

Department of Zoology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna, Nagar-522 510, Andhra Pradesh, India.

J. Deepa

Freshwater Biology Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Attapur (V), Hyderabad,-500 048, Telangana, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Field surveys conducted in Konaseema district of Andhra Pradesh, especially from river Korangi and Coringa wildlife sanctuary area, revealed 21 species of molluscs belonging to 18 genera and 12 families. Of which 7 species viz., Tricula montana, Stenothyra woodmasoniana, Stenothyra deltae, Stenothyra ornata, Gangetia miliacea, Assiminea francessi and Sermyla riquetii  recorded for the first time from the state. The shell characters, distribution and the current status of these species are discussed in this paper.

Keywords: Freshwater mollusca, gastropod, distribution, Andhra Pradesh


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Sulthana , R., Padmavathi , P., & Deepa , J. (2023). Freshwater Molluscs of Konaseema District, Andhra Pradesh, India. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 44(11), 25–32. https://doi.org/10.56557/upjoz/2023/v44i113516

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