Kellia chilkaensis   Preston  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Kelliidae

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Description
Size: Length 3.70-4.10 mm; height 2.60-4.25 mm; thickness 0.90-1.10 mm

Shell equilateral, transversely oblong; ventral margin evenly curved; umbo less prominent.


Synonym (s)
Kellia chilkaensis Preston, 1915
Kellia chilkaensis Annandale and Kemp, 1916

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Barhampur Island INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, South Kalidai INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Mahosa INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Patsahanipur INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)

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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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

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