Spathoteredo obtusa   (Sivickis,  1928) (Shipworm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Myoida
Family:Teredinidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Teredo amboinensis Taki & Habe, 1945
Teredo bataviana Moll & Roch, 1931
Teredo murrayi Moll, 1931
Teredo obtusa Sivickis, 1928
Teredo palula Roch, 1935
Teredo semoni Moll, 1929
Teredo variegata Sivickis, 1928

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Roy, MKD (2006) Marine wood-borers of Andaman and Nicobar islands with key to species Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 3(2) 131-142 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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