Chama (Chama) isotoma   Conrad  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Euheterodonta incertae sedis
Family:Chamidae

Description
Shell externally with concentric and radial ridges. Interior smooth, white, margin deep purple. This species can be distinguished by its concentric laminae and by its purple coloration on its interior.


Synonym (s)
Chama isotoma Conrad 1837
Chama (Chama) isotoma Ray 1977

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Red Sea

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Surya Rao, KV and Subba Rao, NV (1991) Mollusca State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 273-362 Available at - NIO, Goa

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