Trapezium sublevigatum   (Lamarck)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Euheterodonta incertae sedis
Family:Trapezidae

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Description
Size: Length 10.80-18.6 mm; width 5.85-10.25 mm; height 3-7.05 mm

Shell oblong, solid with greenish brown periostracum. Umbo small, anteriorly situated. Dorsal margin sloping towards the posterior; ventral margin nearly straight; anterior rapidly sloped; posterior produced; obtusely rounded.


Synonym (s)
Petricola esculpturata Preston 1915
Cardita sublaevigata Lamarck 1819
Cypricardia vellicata Reeve 1843

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, North 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Gujarat INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Maharashtra INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Orissa INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Tamil Nadu INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Red Sea (Record: 1992)
• Persian Gulf (Record: 1992)
• PAKISTAN (Record: 1992)
• MYANMAR (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, Nikarikhal INDIA (Record: 24/08/1987)
• West Bengal, Champta INDIA (Record: 12/09/1983)

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


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