Glauconome angulata   Reeve,  1844 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia

Image copyrights: G. & Ph. Poppe

Size: Length 16.60-24.70 mm; height 10.80-17.65 mm; thickness 5.92-10.20 mm

Shell ovately squarose, inflated, moderately thick, covered with green periostracum; concentrically striated, inequilateral, anterior part suddenly sloping, margin broadly rounded; posterior gradually sloping, margin angulate; keel prominent, extends from umbo to postero-ventral margin; interior smooth, pallial sinus deep, narrow, oblique, rounded.

Synonym (s)
Glauconome angulata Reeve, 1844
Glauconome angualata Reeve, 1844
Glauconome primeana Crosse & Debeaux, 1863

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Talseri INDIA (Record: 05/09/1983)

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 -
  • Poppe, GT and Poppe, P (1996) Conchology, Inc. Conchology, Inc. Available at -

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