Chama macerophylla   Gmelin,  1791 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Chamidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Chama citrea Gmelin, 1791
Chama imbricata Lamarck, 1801
Chama lazarus Lamarck, 1819
Chama macerophylla var. purpurascens Poulsen, 1878
Chama macerophylla var. sulphurea Poulsen, 1878

Common Name (s)
• Leafy Jewelbox (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Saurashtra INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Dholakia, AD (2004) Marine resources Fisheries and aquatic resources of India Daya publishing house 271-303 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
  • Encyclopedia of Life Available at - http://www.eol.org/

Page last updated on:2013-03-19

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