Strigilla (Aeretica) splendida   (Anton)  (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia

Size: Length 6.98-12.95 mm; height 5.45-11.00 mm; thickness 5.75 mm

This species can be distinguished by its sculpture, light pink color on umbonal area but variable coloration on the surface.

Synonym (s)
Tellina splendida Anton 1839
Strigilla denestriata Preston 1908
Strigilla (Aeretica) splendida Dey 1981

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 12/08/1976, 30/11/1984, 01/12/1984)
• West Bengal, Digha INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Sagar Island INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Bakkhali INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Mooriganga Estuary INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Kakdwip INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada Bay INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA

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 -
  • 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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