Plicatula plicata   (Linnaeus,  1767) (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia

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Synonym (s)
Plicatula chinensis Morch, 1853
Plicatula deltoidea Dunker, 1849
Plicatula essingtonensis G.B. Sowerby II, 1873
Plicatula essingtonensis elusa Iredale, 1931
Plicatula imbricata Menke, 1843
Plicatula menkeana Finlay, 1927
Plicatula philippinarum G.B. Sowerby II, 1847
Plicatula plicata var. foliacea Jousseaume in Lamy, 1922
Plicatula ramosa G.B. Sowerby II, 1847
Spondylus plicatus Linnaeus, 1767

Common Name (s)
• Pacific Kittens Paw
• Plicate Kitten's Paw (English)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 12.5) (Long: 92.75) 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Natural History Museum Rotterdam Available at -

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