Teredo bartschi   Clapp,  1923 (Shipworm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Myoida
Family:Teredinidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Teredo aegyptia Roch, 1935
Teredo balatro Iredale, 1932
Teredo batilliformis Clapp, 1924
Teredo fragilis Tate, 1888
Teredo grobbai Moll, 1937
Teredo hiloensis Edmondson, 1942
Teredo shawi Iredale, 1932

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam Harbour (Lat: 17.73) (Long: 83.27) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Rishikonda INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, kapula uppada INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Nair, NB and Salim, M (1994) Marine timber destroying organisms of the Andaman-Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep Archipelago Occasional paper no 159 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 87 pp
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Nair, NB and Dharmaraj, K (1980) Wood boring molluscs of the Palk bay and the Gulf of Mannar Mahasagar- Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography NIO, Goa 13(3) 249-260 Available at - ijs.nio.org/index.php/msagar/article/download/1550/1528
  • Rao, MV; Balaji, M; Pachu, AV (2008) Marine wood borers of Bhimunipatnam - Visakhapatnam coast, Bay of Bengal, India. Journal of the Timber Development Association of India Timber Development Association of India 54(1-4) 59-77 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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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