Minnivola pyxidata   (Born,  1778) (Scallop)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Pectinoida
Family:Pectinidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Minnivola isomeres Iredale, 1939
Ostrea pyxidata Born, 1778
(Basionym)
Ostrea sulcata Gmelin, 1791
Pecten crebricostatus Philippi, 1845

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Dhanushkodi INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • 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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