Cultellus subelliptica   Dunker  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:[unassigned] Euheterodonta
Family:Pharidae

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Description
Size: Lenght 27.45 mm; width 12.50 mm; 4.90 mm

Color: White

Shell thin, depressed, ovate with a short anterior and broad posterior end; anterior dorsal short, convex; posterior dorsal elongated and slightly convex; ventral margin convex.


Synonym (s)
Cultellus subelliptica Dunker, 1861

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Orissa INDIA (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:2012-10-30

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