Arca bistrigata [Status Unaccepted]   Dunker,  1866 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Arcoida
Family:Arcidae

Description
Color: Yellowish brown.

Shell longer than high with corners ronded off; umbones placed rather anterior. Ribs shallow but distinct and split into two near the periphery. Faint but close concentric lines makes ribs appear thinly beaded.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Konkan Coast (Lat: 18.08) (Long: 73.42) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.07) (Long: 73.47) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Apte,D (1998) The book of Indian shells Oxford University Press 115
  • Tike, MJ; Samant, JS; Mohite, SA (2009) Diversity status of minor fish and shellfish along Malvan coast, Maharshtra Indian Journal of Applied and Pure Biology Indian Journal of Applied and Pure Biology, India 24(2) 441-448 Available at - http://nicmas.nio.org/eprints11/Indian_J_Appl_Pure_Biol_24_441.pdf
  • Satyamurti, ST (1956) The Mollusca of Krusadai island in the Gulf of Mannar II.- Scaphopoda, Pelecypoda and Cephalopoda Bulletin of the Madras Government 1(2) 202 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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