Intraspecific Variation in Shell Morphometry of Bellamya Dissimilis (Mueller, 1774) (Architaenioglossa: Viviparidae) from Three Different Lakes of Bangalore Urban District

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Ramakrishna, S. and Alexander, R. and Deepak, P. and Jayashankar, M. (2014) Intraspecific Variation in Shell Morphometry of Bellamya Dissimilis (Mueller, 1774) (Architaenioglossa: Viviparidae) from Three Different Lakes of Bangalore Urban District. International Journal of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 5 (5). pp. 3540-3545. ISSN 976-7126

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Abstract

Gastropda is the largest class in the phylum mollusca comprising of shelled organisms. Most gastropodan snails and clams are filter feeders and play an important role in the freshwater ecosystems by maintaining the water system clean. The present study is in relation to the fresh water snail, Bellamya dissimilis (= Idiopoma dissimilisis) commonly found in freshwater streams, ponds, stagnant water etc. It is native to India; Myanmar; Sri Lanka; Thailand (Map 1 from IUCN Redlist v2013.2) and reported from different parts of India (punenvis.nic.in; higharcs.org).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Morphometry; Bangalore; Urban; Shell
Subjects: Faculty of Science > Environmental and Biological Sciences > Zoology
Divisions: Jnana Bharathi / Central College Campus > Department of Zoology
Depositing User: Ms. Sathyavathi N
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2016 05:02
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2016 05:02
URI: http://eprints-bangaloreuniversity.in/id/eprint/4451

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