Martesia (Martesia) striata   (Linnaeus)  (Piddock)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Myoida
Family:Pholadidae

Description
Size: Length 10.10-16.00 mm; height 6.38-8.36 mm


Synonym (s)
Pholas striata Linnaeus 1758
Martesia striata Annandale and Kemp 1916
Martesia (Martesia) striata Subba Rao 1968
Martesia (Martesia) striata Das and Dev Roy 1980

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1995)
• West Bengal, Kidderpore Docks INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Estuary INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Krishna Estuary INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Kerala, Kayankulam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Karnataka, Mangalore INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA (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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