Scapharca deyrollei [Status Unaccepted]   Jousseaume,   1893 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia

Image copyrights: Government of India

Size: 27.05-49.65 mm; length 35.30 mm; width 22 mm; height 18.25 mm

Shell elongated, thin, inequivalve, angulated at the dorsal region; surface sculptured with flat radial ribs. Ribs 33-35 in number; ligamental area narrow, umbone not elevated.

Synonym (s)
Scapharca deyrollei Joussaeume 1983
Acra deyrollei Ray 1948
Scpharca deyrollei Jousseaume 1893
Arca (Arca) deyrollei Ray 1948
Arca deyrollei Ray 1977

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1985, 1986)
• West Bengal, Digha Khal INDIA (Record: 22/09/1979)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Tamil Nadu INDIA (Record: 1992)
• MYANMAR (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Konark INDIA (Record: 19/09/1962-20/09/1962)
• Orissa, Puri INDIA (Record: 14/11/1962-17/11/1962)
• Orissa, Chhatrapur INDIA (Record: 24/11/1962)
• West Bengal, Chandipal INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Coromandel Coast INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Alibag INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Ratnagiri INDIA (Record: 1991)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Digha Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Manna, RN (1995) Mollusca Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 391-468 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dey, M and Mitra, A (2005) Molluscan community around Digha coast, West Bengal, India Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 2(1&2) 43-47 Available at - NIO, Goa

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