Cremnoconchus syhadrensis

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Cremnoconchus syhadrensis
Cremnoconchus syhadrensis.png
A drawing of a dorsal view of a live Cremnoconchus syhadrensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Littorinoidea
Family: Littorinidae
Subfamily: Lacuninae
Genus: Cremnoconchus
Species: C. syhadrensis
Binomial name
Cremnoconchus syhadrensis
(Blanford, 1863)[2]

Cremnobates syhadrensis Blanford, 1863

Cremnoconchus syhadrensis is a species of freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles.[3]

Cremnoconchus syhadrensis is the type species of the genus Cremnoconchus.[4]


This species occurs in Western Ghats, India.[5]

Distribution map of Cremnoconchus syhadrensis.


Drawing of a live Cremnoconchus syhadrensis seen from below
Drawing of an apertural view of the shell
Drawing of a lateral view of the shell
Drawing of the outer side of the operculum
Drawing of the inner side of the operculum


  1. ^ Madhyastha A. (2013). "Cremnoconchus syhadrensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <>. Downloaded on 15 September 2014.
  2. ^ Blanford W. T. (1863). "Descriptions of Cremnobates Syhadrensis and Lithotis rupicola, two new Generic Forms of Mollsca inhabiting Cliffs in the Western Ghats of India." Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3)12: 184-187. plate 4, figure 1-7.
  3. ^ a b Reid, David G. (2010). Cremnoconchus syhadrensis (Blanford, 1863). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2011-09-05
  4. ^ Blanford W. T. (1869). "Notes on some Indian and Mascarene Land-Shells". Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4)3: 340-344. page 343.
  5. ^ (file created 29 July 2010) "FRESH WATER MOLLUSCAN SPECIES IN INDIA". accessed 5 September 2011. 11 pp. PDF.

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