Vittina coromandeliana (Sowerby, 1836),

Ng, Ting Hui, Dulipat, Jasrul, Foon, Junn Kitt, Lopes-Lima, Manuel, Alexandra Zieritz, & Liew, Thor-Seng, 2017, A preliminary checklist of the freshwater snails of Sabah (Malaysian Borneo) deposited in the BORNEENSIS collection, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, ZooKeys 673, pp. 105-123: 106

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Vittina coromandeliana (Sowerby, 1836)


Vittina coromandeliana (Sowerby, 1836)  Figure 2H


Nertina cochinsinae  Récluz, 1850; Nerita ramosa  Meuschen, 1787; Neritina paralella  Röding, 1798; Neritina lugubris  Lamarck, 1822; Neritina coromandeliana  Sowerby, 1836; Neritina triangularis  Mörch, 1852; Neritina pulcherrima  Mousson, 1857; Neritina interstitialis  von Martens, 1877; Neritina hieroglyphica  Wattlebled, 1886.

Material examined.


Distribution and habitat.

Single lot collected from Kuari River on Pulau Gaya.


This species can be found in brackish estuarine areas (streams and mangrove swamps) from Japan through South-east Asia to Australasia, and India ( Brandt 1974, Eichhorst 2016).