Teredo navalis   Linnaeus,  1758 (Shipworm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Myoida
Family:Teredinidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Pholas teredo O. F. Müller, 1776
Serpula teredo DaCosta, 1778
Teredo austini Iredale, 1932
Teredo batavus Spengler, 1792
Teredo beachi Bartsch, 1921
Teredo beaufortana Bartsch, 1922
Teredo japonica Clessin, 1893
Teredo marina Jeffreys, 1860
Teredo morsei Bartsch, 1922
Teredo navalis var. occlusa Jeffreys, 1865
Teredo novangliae Bartsch, 1922
Teredo pocilliformis Roch, 1931
Teredo sellii van der Hoeven, 1850
Teredo sinensis Roch, 1929
Teredo vulgaris Lamarck, 1801

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, kapula uppada INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Bhimunipatnam (Lat: 17.88) (Long: 83.46) INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, MV; Balaji, M; Pachu, AV (2008) Marine wood borers of Bhimunipatnam - Visakhapatnam coast, Bay of Bengal, India. Journal of the Timber Development Association of India Timber Development Association of India 54(1-4) 59-77 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
  • Rao, MV; Pati, SK; D. Swain; and Sharma, RM Marine wood-borers Zoological Survey of India 1-5 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Marine%20Wood%20borers.pdf

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