Native Animals

Telescopium telescopium

Horn Snail
Least Concern
IUCN Red List
ver 3.1, 2012
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SSN 50832
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The taxanomic status is pending for approval



by State Location
  • Johor 1
  • Terengganu 2
Based on publications, specimens, and images


Collection Center Total

Biodiversity Experts

Aileen Tan Shau Hwai (Prof. Dato' Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Molluscs
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Science
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Living Modified Organism (LMO)
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Protected Areas
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • PM
  • SEA
Aziz Bin Arshad (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
  • Crustaceans (Taxonomy)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Crustaceans (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Marine & Coastal
  • PM
Siti Azizah Mohd Nor (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Crustaceans
  • Fishes
  • Molluscs
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Molecular
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
  • W
Syaizwan Zahmir Zulkifli (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Birds (Ecology)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Water
PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;


  1. Arshad, A., Bujang, J.S. & Zakaria, M. (2001). Checklist of the Shallow Water Intertidal Invertebrates of Redang Island. Proceeding of National Symposium on Marine Park and Terengganu Islands: pp. 12-18
  2. Hamli, H., Idris, M.H., Kamal, A.H.M. & Wong, S.K. (2012). Diversity of Edible Mollusc (Gastropoda and Bivalvia) at Selected Divison of Sarawak, Malaysia. International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology 2 (4): pp. 276-278
  1. Faridah, M., Ibrahim, Y.S., Nursalwa, B., Abd Rahman Azmi, A.A. & Borkhanuddin, M.H. (2017). Invertebrates of Setiu Wetlands. Penerbit UMT, Malaysia. pp. 1-209.
  2. Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (1998). FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes: The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Volume 1. FAO, Rome, Italy. pp. ix+251.
  3. Kamarruddin, I., Mohamed, C.A.R., Kee Alfian, B.A.A., Fitra, A.Z., Lee, J.N. & Rozaimi, M.J. (2011). Malaysia's Marine Biodiversity: Inventory and Current Status. Department of Marine Park Malaysia and Marine Ecosystem Research Centre (EKOMAR), Malaysia. pp. 212.
  4. Shaharuddin, M.I., Azahar, M., Razani, U., Kamaruzaman, A.B., Lim, K.L., Suhaili, R., Jalil, M.S. & Latiff, A. (2005). Sustainable Management of Matang Mangroves: 100 Years and Beyond. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 531.
  5. Nursalwa, B. & Marshall, D.J., Common Aquatic Gastropods of Brunei. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  6. Norhayati, A. & Maimon, A. (2012). Sungai Santi Forest Reserve: Mangrove Splendour of South-East Johor. Penerbit UKM, Bangi, Malaysia. pp. 112.
Chapter in book
  1. Nursalwa, B., Jiksing, C., Olyndra, F. & Faridah, M. (August 2017). Chapter 10 Diversity and Abundance of Mudsnails (Phylum Mollusca, Class Gastropoda) in Mangrove Forests, Setiu Wetlands. In Faridah, M., Ibrahim, Y.S., Nursalwa, B., Abd Rahman Azmi, A.A. & Borkhanuddin, M.H. (eds.) Invertebrates of Setiu Wetlands. Penerbit UMT. pp. 95-104.
  1. Report On Habitat And Ecological Research After Wavebreaker Project At Tanjung Piai Johor National Park. Perbadanan Taman Negara (Johor), Malaysia.

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Amirah Hasanah Binti Mazlan, Mrs. Noratikah Binti Ab. Manaf, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

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