Macoma (Psammacoma) birmanica   (Philippi)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Tellinidae

Description
Size: 5.90-27.82

Shell elongately ovate; pallial sinus large occupies entire shell reaching anterior muscle scar.


Synonym (s)
Tellina birmanica Philippi 1949
Macoma (Psammacoma) birmanica Dey 1981

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Nuapara INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Kalijai Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Talseri INDIA (Record: 05/09/1983)
• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Chemaguri INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada Bay INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Birds' dropping Island INDIA (Record: 1985)

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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