Mimachlamys sanguinea   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Scallop)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Pectinoida
Family:Pectinidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Chlamys (Mimachlamys) asperrimoides Powell, 1958
Mimachlamys ellochena Iredale, 1939
Ostrea porphyrea Gmelin, 1791
Ostrea sanguinea Linnaeus, 1758
(Basionym)
Ostrea senatoria Gmelin, 1791
Pecten aurantius Lamarck, 1819
Pecten blandus Reeve, 1853
Pecten cristularis Adams & Reeve, 1850
Pecten florens Lamarck, 1819
Pecten fricatus Reeve, 1853
Pecten indicus Deshayes, 1832
Pecten layardi Reeve, 1853
Pecten pseudolima Sowerby II, 1842
Pecten raffrayi Jousseaume, 1886

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Dhanushkodi INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Samuel, VD; Chacko, D and Edward, JKP (2005) Preliminary study on the molluscan diversity of “the lost world’’– Dhanushkodi, east coast of India Proceedings of the National Seminar on Reef Ecosystem Remediation SDMRI Special Research Publication No.9 54-58 Available at - http://www.sdmri.org/reports/proceedings%202005%20-%20sdmri.pdf
  • 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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