Codakia angela   (Melvill)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Lucinoida
Family:Lucinidae

Description
Shell small, thin, rounded and equilateral; sculpture rather weak, consisting of faint radiating ribs and concentric striae; umbo inclined towards the anterior side; dorsal margin depressed; ribs are weak, finely striated; concentric striations are very faint; inner surfaces of the valves are smooth and glossy but their margins are toothed; two cardinal teeth and two lateral teeth are present in each valve.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.22) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Satyamurti, ST (1956) The Mollusca of Krusadai island in the Gulf of Mannar II.- Scaphopoda, Pelecypoda and Cephalopoda Bulletin of the Madras Government 1(2) 202 pp 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

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