Sunetta (Cyclosunetta) excavata   (Hanely)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

Description
Size: Length 10.60-25.30 mm; height 8.32-19.60 mm; thickness 9.25 mm

This species closely resembles Sunetta donacina, but differs from it in the absence of concentric sculpture.


Synonym (s)
Cytherea excavata Hanley 1842
Sunetta (Cyclosunetta) excavata Fischer-Piette 1939
Sunetta (Cyclosunetta) excavata Ray 1977

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai 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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