Acanthocardia coronata   (Schroeter)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Cardiidae

Description
Size: 7.62-33.52 mm

Shell thin, height is almost equal to length; rounded in shape; ribs rounded; valves more inflated.


Synonym (s)
Cardium coronatum Schroeter 1786
Acanthocardia coronata Ray 1977

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1986)
• Tamil Nadu, Kundugal Point INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Burhibalang INDIA (Record: 21/01/1972-22/01/1972)
• Orissa, Talburai INDIA (Record: 05/11/1962-06/11/1962)
• Orissa, Burhibalang River Mouth INDIA (Record: 03/11/1962-04/11/1962)
• Orissa, Baleshwar Bay INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 07/03/1939)
• Orissa, Kasafal INDIA (Record: 21/01/1972-22/01/1972)
• Orissa, Paradwip Port INDIA (Record: 31/01/1972)
• Orissa, Paradwip beach INDIA (Record: 07/11/1973)
• Orissa, False Point INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Konark INDIA (Record: 19/11/1962-20/11/1962)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Bay INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Devgarh INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobars INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Persian Gulf (Record: 1991)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 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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