Bankia carinata   (Gray J.E.,  1827) (Shipworm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Myoida
Family:Teredinidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Teredo carinata Gray, 1827
Xylotrya stutchburyi Preston, 1915
Xylotrya stutchburyi Annandale and Kemp, 1916
Bankia carinata Turner, 1966
Bankia carinata Subba Rao, 1968
Bankia (Bankiopsis) caribbea Clench & Turner, 1946
Bankia caribbea Clench & Turner, 1946
Bankia consularis Moll, 1935
Bankia edmondsoni Nair, 1956
Bankia indica Nair, 1956
Bankia kuronunii Roch,
Bankia nakazawai Kuronuma, 1931
Bankia oryzaformis Sivickis, 1928
Bankia segaruensis Roch, 1929
Bankia syriaca Roch, 1936
Nausitora kamiyai Roch, 1929
Nausitoria orientalis Roch, 1929
Teredo bipalmata delle Chiaje,
Teredo carinata J. E. Gray, 1827
Teredo minima Blainville, 1828
Teredo stutchburyi Blainville, 1828

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Open Sea

Biogeography


• Goa, Cortalim (Lat: 15.38) (Long: 73.88) INDIA
• Goa, Vasco (Lat: 15.4) (Long: 73.83) INDIA
• Orissa INDIA (Record: 10/11/1962)
• West Bengal, Kolkata INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Adirampattinam INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Kerala, Kallayi Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1988-05/1988)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Bay INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kadamatt INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kilttan INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Amini INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Thilakkam INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Cheriyam INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Vishwakiran, Y; Thakur, NL; Raghukumar, S; Yennawar, PL and Anil, AC (2001) Spatial and temporal distribution of fungi and wood borers in the coastal tropical waters of Goa, India Botanica Marina Walter de Gruyter Berlin 44(1) 47–56 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/BOT.2001.007
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Nair, NB (1996) Destruction of timber structures in the estuarine systems of the south west coast of India, the Kallayi and Beypore backwaters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 38(1&2) 25-33 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Nair, NB and Dharmaraj, K (1980) Wood boring molluscs of the Palk bay and the Gulf of Mannar Mahasagar- Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography NIO, Goa 13(3) 249-260 Available at - ijs.nio.org/index.php/msagar/article/download/1550/1528
  • Rao, MV; Balaji, M; Pachu, AV (2008) Marine wood borers of Bhimunipatnam - Visakhapatnam coast, Bay of Bengal, India. Journal of the Timber Development Association of India Timber Development Association of India 54(1-4) 59-77 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Nair, N.B.; Dharmaraj, K (1983) Marine wood boring molluscs of the Lakshadweep archipelago. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 12(2) 96-99 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Rao, MV; Pati, SK; D. Swain; and Sharma, RM Marine wood-borers Zoological Survey of India 1-5 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Marine%20Wood%20borers.pdf

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