Eamesiella philippinarum   (Hanley)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Lucinoida
Family:Lucinidae

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Description
Length 16-32.30 mm; width 15.57-32.55 mm; height 8.40-21.25 mm

Shell orbicular, inequilateral; posterior excavately angled; umbo central, elevated; sculptured with irregular, corrugate raised striae; hinge with indistinct cardinal teeth; lateral teeth calloused; white, outerside covered with dark brown epidermis; anterior adductor scar elongated, posterior adductor scar oval shaped.


Synonym (s)
Lucina philippinarum Reeve 1850

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Haliday Island INDIA (Record: 01/09/1987)
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• MYANMAR (Record: 1992)

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV; Dey, A and Barua, S (1992) Estuarine and marine molluscs Fauna of West Bengal Part 9 (State fauna series 3) ZSI, Calcutta 129-268 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

Page last updated on:2009-05-27

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