Glauconome angulata   Reeve,  1844 (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Glauconomidae

Image copyrights: G. & Ph. Poppe

Description
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

Ecology

Biogeography


• 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Poppe, GT and Poppe, P (1996) Conchology, Inc. Conchology, Inc. Available at - http://www.conchology.be/en/home/home.php

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