Solen gravelyi   Ghosh,  1920 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:[unassigned] Euheterodonta
Family:Solenidae

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Description
Size: Length 23.36-31.50 mm; height 3.86-4.80 mm

The shells resemble those of the genus Neosolen in having deep groove behind anterior margin, but differ from it in being more elongate and having elongate anterior adductor muscle. In shape it agrees with Solen kempi but the shell differs in being thin and fragile, and in having a groove behind anterior margin.


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Biogeography


• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 03/11/1962-04/11/1962, 30/11/1962)

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

Page last updated on:2010-06-09

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