Galeomma argentea   Deshayes  (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Galeommatidae

Image copyrights: Government of India

Description
Size: Length 9.05 mm; height 4.50 mm

Color: White

Shell transversely oblong, thin, transparent, inequilateral, sculpture consists of fine striations; posterior margin slightly pointed than anterior, ventral margin finely crenulate with gape; valves slightly arched; hinge straight, with two small cardinals.


Synonym (s)
Galeomma argentea Deshayes 1855
Galeomma argentea Reeve 1874

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Ganjam Coast INDIA (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


Back to Search