Ischnochiton bouryi   Dupuis,  1917 (Chiton)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Polyplacophora
Order:Chitonida
Family:Ischnochitonidae

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Description
Color: Tegmentum grayish brown.

Valves of equal width, anterior most valve semi-oval, with a broadly V-shaped posterior margin, surface granular, intermediate valves hexagonal, with almost straight posterior margin, lateral areas raised, uniformly granular, tail valve semi-oval, well developed mucronal area with a distinct post mucronal area. Girdle narrow. Gills holobranchial and abanal.


Synonym (s)
Ischnochiton aequigranulatus Von knorre. (Satyamurti, 1952)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh (Lat: 22.6) (Long: 69.5) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Corbyn's Cove INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, North Bay INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chidiya Tapu INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair (Lat: 11.67) (Long: 92.75) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ross Island (Lat: 11.67) (Long: 92.77) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • poppeimages Available at - http://www.poppe-images.com/
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune

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