Macoma (Scissulina) reticulata   Sowerby  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Tellinidae

Description
It is distinguished by its fine reticulate sculpture on its surface in addition to oblique striae, juveniles more elongate.


Synonym (s)
Tellina reticulata Sowerby, 1867

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• MAURITIUS
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA

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
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune

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