Tapes bruguieri   (Hanley)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

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Description
Size: Length35.20 mm; width 23.14 mm; height 14.25 mm

Color: White with broadly rayed reddish fulvous.

Shell oblong-ovate, not so thick, posterior end short and attenuated; sculptured with flat radial ridges and concentrically ridged giving decussate in appearance.


Synonym (s)
Venus bruguieri Hanley 1845
Tapes bruguieri Reeve 1864
Tapes violascens Reeve 1864

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA (Record: 1992)
• SRI LANKA (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


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