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

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Description
Size: Length 4.6-5.25 mm; width 3.35-3.4 mm; height 2.2 mm

Shell small, thin, roundly ovate, with a rounded anterior and a long beak like posterior ends; sculptured with very fine concentric straie.


Synonym (s)
Corbula gracilies 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:2012-10-17

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