Gari (Psammobia) mahosaensis   Preston  (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia

Size: Length 3.35-8.90; height 5.00-6.00 mm; thickness 2.35 mm

Shell inflated, gap on posterior end narrow; posterior end broader than anterior. Surface with concentric striae, subinequilateral, pallial sinus extends beyond umbonal axis.

Synonym (s)
Psammobia mahosaensis Preston, 1915
Psammobia mahosaensis Annandale and Kemp, 1916

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Mahosa INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Barhampur INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Barnikuda 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 -
  • 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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