Tanysiphon rivalis   Benson,  1858 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Mactridae

Description
Size: Length 16.65-23.2 mm; width 9.5-13.35 mm; height 5.85-6.7 mm

Shell thin, small, transversely elongate. Pallial sinus large.


Synonym (s)
Tanysiphon rivalis Benson 1858
Anatina induta Preston 1915

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Muddy

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sundarbans (Lat: 21.5) (Long: 88.17) INDIA
• West Bengal, Gangetic Delta INDIA
• West Bengal, Geonkhali INDIA (Record: 22/03/1985)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, Sagar Island INDIA (Record: 25/05/1981)

Literature Source(s)
  • Mandal, AK and Nandi, NC (1989) Fauna of Sundarban mangrove ecosystem, West Bengal, India Fauna of Conservations 3 35431 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Subba Rao, NV; Dey, A and Barua, S (1992) Estuarine and marine molluscs Fauna of West Bengal Part 9 (State fauna series 3) ZSI, Calcutta 129-268 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

Page last updated on:2012-11-23

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