Lignopholas fluminalis   (Blanford,  1867) (Piddock)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Myoida
Family:Pholadidae

Description
Size: Length 11.45-22.4 mm; width 7.05-12.4 mm; height 6.9-12.6 mm

Shell cuneiform, closed, transversely divided by a canal, anterior part striated and partly smooth and ventricose towards the ventral margin; posterior part elongated, ornamented with fringed cutaneous layer.


Synonym (s)
Martesia fluminalis Blanford, 1867

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Khidirpur Dock INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, Kolkata INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• INDIA

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
  • Rao, MV; Pati, SK; D. Swain; and Sharma, RM Marine wood-borers Zoological Survey of India 1-5 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Marine%20Wood%20borers.pdf

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