Tellina (Arcopagia) casta   Hanley  1846 (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Tellinidae

Description
Size: Length 7.68 mm; height 6.70 mm; thickness 3.56 mm


Synonym (s)
Tellina casta Hanley 1844
Tellina vadorum Preston 1916
Tellina (Arcopagia) casta Prashad 1932
Tellina (Arcopagia) casta Dey 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair (Lat: 11.67) (Long: 92.75) INDIA
• Orissa, Off Puri INDIA (Record: 02/03/1916-29/03/1916)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair (Lat: 11.67) (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
  • Dey, AR and Mitra, SC (2004) Records of the Zoological Survey of India Zoological Survey of India ZSI, 234/4, AJC Bose Road, 2nd MSO Building, (13th Floor), Nizam Palace, Kolkata-700 020 228 35431 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 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

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