Sphenia perversa   Blanford,  1867 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia
Order:[unassigned] Euheterodonta

Image copyrights: Government of India

Size: Length 8.3-5.5 mm; width 3.4-5.5 mm; height 3.35-5.1 mm

Shell thin, inequivalve, oblong with broadest umbonal region and acuminate posterior region; dorsal margin nearly straight, the ventral rounded and slightly concave.

Synonym (s)
Sphenia perversa Blanford 1867

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 09/01/1958)
• West Bengal, Matla River INDIA (Record: 14/01/1958)
• 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

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