Barbatia amygdalumtostum   (Roding,  1798) (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia


Synonym (s)
Amygdalum frixum Morch, 1853
Arca amygdalum Link, 1807
Arca amygdalumtostum Roding, 1798
Arca bicolorata Dillwyn, 1817
Arca cruciata Philippi, 1849
Arca fusca Bruguiere, 1789
Barbatia rodatzi Dunker, 1866
Ustularca cruciata renuta Iredale, 1939

Common Name (s)
• Almond Ark
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Dhanushkodi INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • 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
  • Oliver, PG; Holmes, AM; Killeen, lJ and Wood, H (2004) Annotated checklist of the marine Bivalvia of Rodrigues Journal of Natural History Taylor and Francis 38 3229-3272 Available at -
  • 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 -
  • Poppe, GT and Poppe, P (1996) Conchology, Inc. Conchology, Inc. Available at -

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