Spisula (Standella) annandalei   (Preston)  (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Euheterodonta incertae sedis

Size: Length 13.20-24.05 mm; height 8.05-14.65 mm; thickness 4.75-8.60 mm

Shell with resilium and ligament not seperated by lamella; dorsal part gaping; pallial sinus large.

Synonym (s)
Standella annandalei Preston 1915
Standella annandalei Annandale and Kemp 1916

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Nalabana INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Chandrabhaga INDIA (Record: 17/03/1973)

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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