Pecten (Pecten) pyxidatus   (Born)  (Scallop)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Ostreoida
Family:Pectinidae

Description
Size: Length 21.05 mm; height 21.0 mm


Synonym (s)
Ostrea pyxidata Born 1778
Ostrea pyxidata Born 1780
Pecten (Vola) pyxidatus Melvill and Sykes 1898
Pecten pyxidatus Ray 1977

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Talburai INDIA (Record: 05/11/1962)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA (Record: 1991)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 1991)

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 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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