Tellina (Omala) texturata   Sowerby  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Tellinidae

Description
Size: Length 7.00-9.70 mm; height 4.26-6.20 mm; thickness 2.13-3.60

Shell elongately ovate; umbonal region white; surface not shining.


Synonym (s)
Tellina texturata Sowerby in Reeve's 1867
Tellina confusa Preston 1914
Tellina confusa Annandale and Kemp 1916
Tellina confusa Ray 1968
Tellina (Omala) texturata Dey 1981

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1995)
• Orissa, Off Puri INDIA (Record: 24/03/1916-29/03/1916)

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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