Corbula calcaria [Status Unaccepted]   Preston,  1907 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Myoida
Family:Corbulidae

Description
Size: Length 4.75 mm; width 2.9 mm

Shell small, thin and ovate. Umbo anterior in position; anterior end rounded and the posterior end beak like; sculptured with fine concentric striae.


Synonym (s)
Corbula calcarea Preston, 1907

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas 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:2012-11-08

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